Def Jam Fight For New York Soundtrack Revealed

Electronic Arts announced that the soundtrack of Def Jam Fight For New York, previously known as Def Jam Vendetta II (story), will contain 28 hot new tracks and old-school hits from Def Jam and other prominent hip hop labels: Public Enemy, OutKast, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J, Redman, Pastor Troy and more - check full story for details. This sequel will feature an all-new fighting engine including weapons, interactive environments, and five unique fighting styles that can be combined to form dozens of customized hybrid fighting styles for the ultimate edge on the streets. Developed by EA Canada in conjunction with Japan-based AKI Corporation, Def Jam Fight For New York will be released this month.
EA and Def Jam Unveil In-Game Track List for Def Jam FIGHT For NY REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 7, 2004--Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS - News) and Def Jam® today announced the explosive in-game soundtrack that will fuel Def Jam® FIGHT For NY(TM), the blazing-hot sequel to Def Jam VENDETTA(TM), set to drop this September. Delivering a hard-hitting mix of 28 hot new tracks and old-school hits from Def Jam and other prominent hip hop labels, the soundtrack magnifies the game's gritty, intense gameplay and dramatic storyline. Def Jam FIGHT For NY thrusts players onto the mean streets of New York amidst a brutal battle for control of the city's hip hop underground. Featuring a cast of more than 40 hip hop artists and celebrities, players will come face to face with dozens of hip hop's biggest names in the game, including Busta Rhymes, Ludacris, Ice T, Lil' Kim, Method Man, Redman and Snoop Dogg. "Video games are a natural extension of hip hop culture," said Kevin Liles, President and CEO, Def Jam Enterprises. "With Def Jam FIGHT For NY and the in-game soundtrack, we've created an experience that's true to the Def Jam universe." EA partnered closely with Def Jam on all aspects of the game's production - from developing the plot to refining the soundtrack - assuring authenticity within the Def Jam world. "Music is the heart and soul of the Def Jam universe, and authenticity was an absolute must for Def Jam FIGHT For NY," said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Audio at EA. "Every track in Def Jam FIGHT For NY was hand-picked by Def Jam and EA to correspond to pivotal moments in the storyline and to intensify the gameplay experience." The in-game soundtrack for Def Jam FIGHT For NY includes: Song Title Artist ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- America's Most Method Man, Redman ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Anything Goes C-N-N ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Are we Cuttin' Pastor Troy ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Bust OutKast ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Comp Comp ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Flipside Freeway ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Get into it Comp ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Get it now Bless ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Let's Get Dirty Redman ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Let's Go Shawnna ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Lil' Bro Ric-A-Che ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Make It Hurt Busta Rhymes ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Mama Said Knock You Out LL Cool J ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Man Up Sticky Fingaz ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Mother Mother Xzibit ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Move! Public Enemy ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Nuff Respect Big Daddy Kane ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- O.G. Original Gangster Ice T ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- PistolGrip-Pump Volume 10 ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Pop Off Joe Budden ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Poppa Large Ultramagnetic MC's ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- See about ya Beezle feat. Bonecrusher ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Sieze the Day Bless ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Take a Look at My Life Fat Joe ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Walk With Me Joe Budden ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- We Gon Hit Em Deuce, Dub and the Junkyard Gang ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- What's Happenin' Method Man ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Yes Sir C-N-N ----------------------------------- ---------------------------------- Def Jam FIGHT For NY is rated M for Mature with descriptors of Blood, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Violence by the ESRB and ships on September 20, 2004 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube(TM) under the EA GAMES(TM) brand. To learn more about the game, please visit the game's official web site at: www.defjamfight4ny.com. About Electronic Arts Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, EA posted revenues of $2.96 billion for fiscal 2004. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers and the Internet. EA markets its products under three brand names: EA SPORTS(TM), EA GAMES(TM), and EA SPORTS BIG(TM). EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com. About the Island Def Jam Music Group The Island Def Jam Music Group is home to a multi-cultural and diverse family of artists and has fast become one of the most successful labels in the industry. It is comprised of Island Records, Def Jam Recordings and Def Soul, and is in partnerships with American Recordings, Lost Highway Records, Roc-A-Fella Records, The Inc Records, Bloodline Records and Roadrunner Records. The roster boasts an array of talented artists including Jay-Z, Bon Jovi, Mariah Carey, Ludacris, Ashanti, Ryan Adams, Nickelback, Musiq, Slipknot, Thursday, Method Man, Thrice, Hoobastank, Ja Rule, Sum 41, Slayer, Kelly Price, Saliva and DMX. Electronic Arts, EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG and EA GAMES are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Def Jam®, Fight For NY(TM), Def Jam VENDETTA, and all associated logos and marks are used under license from DJR Holdings, LLC, Simcoh, LLC and The Island Def Jam Music Group, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc. Def Jam Artists appear courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group. 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