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Hot! Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap Digital Release June 12, 2012

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release the original motion picture soundtrack from Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap as a digital-only album dropping next week, Tuesday, June 12.

A hip-hop icon and insider, director Ice-T was granted unprecedented access to rap’s greatest artists. In his film, Ice-T takes his audience deep into the heart and soul of rap music in a revelatory documentary featuring the direct participation of a mind-blowing roster including Dr. Dre, Run-DMC, Kanye West, Chuck D (Public Enemy), Eminem, Nas, Ice Cube, Rakim (Eric B & Rakim), Snoop Dogg, B-Real (Cypress Hill), KRS-One (Boogie Down Productions), Redman, Doug E Fresh, Salt (Salt-N-Pepa), Afrika Bambaataa, Big Daddy Kane, Bun B (UKG), Chino XL, Common, DJ Premier (Gang Starr), Immortal Technique, Kool Keith (Ultramagnetic MCs), Marley Marl, Dana Dane, Joe Budden, MC Lyte, Lord Jamar (Brand Nubian), Grandmaster Caz (Cold Crush Brothers), Kool Moe Dee, Lord Finesse, Melle Mel, Q-Tip (A Tribe Called Quest), Raekwon (Wu-Tang Clan), Ras Kass, Royce Da 5’9? (Bad Meets Evil), Treach (Naughty By Nature), WC (WC & The Maad Circle), Yasiin (formerly known as Mos Def) & Xzibit.

A groundbreaking musical film weaving together interviews and performances, Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap offers insightful, touching, and often funny revelations alongside classic raps, freestyle rhymes, and never before heard a cappella straight from the creators. Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap edifies and celebrates an original American artform that dances alongside rock & roll as the music of a generation and the authentic sound of the zeitgeist.

Tracklist ?1. Ice – T – Freestyle (Live Acapella)?2. N.W.A – Straight Outta Compton?3. RUN-DMC – Sucker M.C.’s (Krush-Groove 1)?4. Eric B. & Rakim – Follow The Leader?5. KRS One – Freestyle (Live Acapella)?6. Big Daddy Kane – Raw?7. Nas – The World Is Yours (Explicit Album Version) – Explicit Content?8. Gang Starr – Full Clip?9. Immortal Technique – New Jack Hustler (Live Acapella)?10. Wu-Tang Clan – As High As Wu-Tang Get (Explicit Version) – Explicit Content?11. Das EFX – Real Hip-Hop?12. Melle Mel – Freestyle (Live Acapella)?13. Schoolly D – P.S.K. ‘What Does It Mean’??14. Ultramagnetic MC’s – Ego Trippin’?15. Ras Kass – Bentleys & Bitches (Live Acapella)?16. Mantronix – King Of The Beats?17. Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock – It Takes Two – Explicit Content?18. Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force – Don’t Stop… Planet Rock (LP Version)?19. Lord Jamar – The Kid Magic (Live Acapella)?20. Q-Tip – Vivrant Thing (Club Mix)?21. MC Lyte – Cold Rock A Party?22. Public Enemy – Harder Than You Think…Just Like That?23. Grandmaster Caz – The Art of Rap (Live Acapella)

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