More Than a Game (soundtrack)

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Music Inspired by More Than a Game
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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released September 28, 2009 (United Kingdom)[1][2]
September 29, 2009 (United States)[1][2]
Recorded 2007
Genre Hip hop
R&B
Label Zone 4
Interscope Records[3]
Producer Harvey Mason Jr (Executive)[4]
Polow da Don
King Arlyn
Boi-1da
HamSquad
C. Harris
Lil' C
Mars
Hit-Boy
Kanye West
Ke'Noe
Rich Boy
Jerome Harmon
Jared Evan
J. Valentine
Tank
Singles from Music Inspired by More Than a Game
  1. "Stronger"
    Released: August 18, 2009
  2. "Forever"
    Released: August 27, 2009
  3. "Drop It Low"
    Released: August 9, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[5]
Entertainment Weekly (C-)[6]

Music Inspired by More Than a Game is the official soundtrack album name for music taken from and inspired by the documentary film More Than a Game. The film is centered on the life of LeBron James and was released in October 2009. The soundtrack and film were both executive produced by Harvey Mason, Jr. on behalf of Interscope Records and Lionsgate.[7] The soundtrack album was released on September 28, 2009 in the United Kingdom and September 29, 2009 in the United States by Zone 4 and Interscope Records.

Film synopsis[edit]

More Than a Game is a 2009 documentary film that follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame. The trailer was released in April featuring the Mary J. Blige song "Stronger". The fourth singles of "Stronger", "Forever", "Drop It Low" and "Frozen" All of the singles had music videos made for them. The track "Top Of The World" by Rich Boy feat. Chil Chil also had a music video made, in 2009.

Track listing[edit]

Personnel[edit]

  • Executive Producer - Harvey Mason Jr.
  • Conception & Distribution - Interscope Records, Lions Gate Entertainment
  • Vocals - Ester Dean, Drake, T.I., Mary J. Blige, Jay Z, Rich Boy, Soulja Boy, Ya Boy, Hayes, Jared Evan, Tank
  • Guest Vocals - Chris Brown, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Eminem, Young Dro, Chili Chil, Tyrese, Toni Braxton, Jordin Sparks, Omarion, Faith Evans, JoJo, Charlie Wilson, Tamar Braxton, Steve Russell, Tony Williams
  • Producers - Jamal Polow da Don Jones, Mattew "Boi-1da" Samuels, C. Harris, D. Quinn, L. Edwards, Hit Boy, Kanye West, Hamsquad, Kenoe, Jason Perry, Jerome Harmon, Harvey Mason Jr., Jared Evan, J. Valentine, Durrell "Tank" Babbs, Arlyn "King Arlyn" Marshall
  • Production associates - Zone 4 Productions & Zone 4 inc, 1da-Boi Productions, The Smash Factory Productions, Very Good Beats, NIghtrydas Productions, Harvey Mason Media, Song Dynasty, HamSquad Inc.

Release history[edit]

Country Format Date Label
United Kingdom Censored September 28, 2009 Polydor Records
Uncensored September 29, 2009
United States Censored
Uncensored
Interscope Records

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 81
US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[9] 18
US Billboard Top Rap Albums[8] 10
US Billboard Top Soundtracks[9] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "More Than a Game - Original Soundtrack - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. 
  2. ^ a b "More Than a Game (Music Inspired By the Film) by Various Artists on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. 
  3. ^ "Music Inspired By The Film More Than A Game: Original Soundtrack: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Mason's Talents Not Limited to basketball - ARIZONA OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE". Arizonawildcats.com. 2007-08-03. Retrieved 2009-09-19. 
  5. ^ Thurston, Jason. Review: Music Inspired by More Than a Game. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-10-17.
  6. ^ Vozick-Levinson, Simon. Review: Music Inspired by More Than a Game. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2009-10-17.
  7. ^ "Harvey Mason Jr". Harveymasonmedia.com. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  8. ^ a b "Charts & Awards". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-05-28. 
  9. ^ a b "Charts & Awards". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-05-28.