Activision Announces Songs for True Crime [11/02/03]

Activision seems to be really serious about their upcoming title, True Crime: Streets of L.A. Don't believe me, check out the lineup of licensed and original tracks they've acquired for the game's soundtrack.


Santa Monica, CA - October 31, 2003 - Over 80 tracks including 50 all original west coast hip hop performances and an eclectic collection of tunes ranging from, funk, rap, metal, rock, alt metal and Spanish rock fuel Activision, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) highly anticipated True Crime: Streets of LA The upcoming mission-based driving and action game, which is scheduled to ship to retail outlets worldwide on November 4, 2003, will be available on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube™. The game has been rated "M" ("Mature" - Blood and Gore, Mature Sexual Themes, Strong Language and Violence) by the ESRB.

In addition to an extensive in-game song line up, a True Crime: Streets of LA CD soundtrack will be released on November 11 by Vybe Squad Records and distributed by Koch Entertainment. The CD soundtrack will feature a variety of music from the game including original tracks from Snoop Dogg, Westside Connection (Ice Cube, Mac 10 and WC), Warren G., KAM, Jayo Felony, Boo Yaa Tribe, Easy-E Jr., among others. Songs from the upcoming soundtrack can be previewed at

Following is a list of tracks:

Deftones - "Minerva"
Taproot - "Poem"
Funkadelic - "(Not Just) Knee Deep"
Parliament - "Flashlight"
Megadeath - "Peace Sells" and "Symphony of Destruction"
Ice T - "6 'N The Morning " and "I'm Your Pusher"
N.E.R.D. -"Lap Dance" and "Rock Star "
Plastino Mosh - "Afro Man" and "Saint Tropez Is Not Far "
Unloco - "Bruises" Systematic - "Not Like You"
Bone Thugs N Harmony - "For Tha Love of $ " and "Thuggish Ruggish Bone"
Mack 10 - "Foe Life"
The DOC - "It's Funky ENUFF " and "The Formula"
Grade 8 - "Let Me Know "
I Mother Earth - "Levitate " and "Rain Will Fall "
AudioBullys - "The Snow"

Snoop Dogg - "Dance Wit Me" and "Flick Wit You"
Warren G. featuring RBX - "What You Wanna Do?"
Westside Connection (Ice Cube, Mack 10 & WC) - "Terrorist Threat"
Westside Connection featuring Nocturnal - "Lights Out"
E-40 - "In And Out "
KAM feat. Cavie and Above The Law - "True Crime"
Boo Yaa Tribe - "Legends"
Bishop - "True Crimes"
Coolio - "Life"
Suga Free - "Angry" and "Don't Fight The Pimpin"
Jayo Felony - "Let Me See Sump-Thin' (Thug Night)" and "Don't U Feel Like a Mark"
Mausberg - "Ring King"
Damizza feat.N.U.N.E. - "I'll Do Anything "
RBX and Mr. Tan feat. S. Class - "Please Believe Lights Out"
Bishop featuring Trek Life & Bokey Loc - "Let's Get It Poppin"
Shade Sheist - "Somebody Steal the Show"
Lil Dead, Showtime, Kontroversy and Quick-2 Mac - "This is How We Live in L.A. (Heeey)"
South Central Cartel featuring Tha Flock - "Thug The Club"
Bad Azz, E-White and NONSTOP - "Tha Truth"
Kam - "Yu Who"
Big Tray Deee, Threat, Short Khop and Kokain - "Fu-k With Us"
Lil Dead, Showtime - "Gotta Get Away"
Lil Eazy E - "Consequences"
Dee Dimes, Bishop, B-12, Caviar, Lil Eazy E - "In Da Streetz "
Hollywood (Unique, Janelle and Bigg Swoop) - "Drinks In The Air" and "Hollywood"
Hollywood featuring Tad Baddlez and Ill Gates - "Pop A Bottle" Soul Star - "We Don't Stop"
Pomona City Rydaz - "Do Time - True Crime," "Back Seat Driver" and "Breath On Um"
Pomona City Rydaz. featuring Big Tray Dee - "T.R.U.E."
Dee Dimes featuring Bigg Swoop - "They Don't Know"
Big Tray Deee - "G'Z Movin"
Sly Boogy - "Flow"
Young Billionaires (Mista Bo & T-Bone) feat. Unique/Hollywood- "Roll With Me"
Styliztik - "Cali Folks"
Brown Liquer - "Is It Gonna Be Alright"
Casino Mafia featuring Baby S. - "Play Like We Do"
Cavie - "Compton"
Chyneezy featuring Ms. Toi and Sylk-E-Fyne - "Watch Out Now!"
Dr. Stank - "Dangerous "
Goon Squad - "Crimies"
Goon Squad (Mano, Cavie, N-M-E) - "Bitch A$$ NI - AZ " and "Good Squad"
Goon Squad (Mano, CornBread, Cavie, Mobo-Ced) - "Royal Blunt"
Ha Loco Pomona City Rydaz - "Live and Learn"
Mano, Cavie, Kontroversy, B-12 - "Murda Murda"
N.U.N.E. - "Hey Baby"
NONSTOP featuring Mainshflatz - "WAR"
Pimpin' Young - "Don't Blame Me"
Reservoir Dogs - "Soo Woo"
S. Class & Black Chill - "Ass & Titties"
Styliztik featuring Dirty Rat - "Mo Money"
Young Billionaires featuring Hollywood- "Uh-Oh"
Young Billionaires (Mista Bo & T-Bone) - "Doing it Big"

Tray Deee appears on the game soundtrack courtesy of TVT Records

True Crime: Streets of L.A. thrusts players into the role of rogue Elite Operations Division operative Nick Kang, a no-holds-barred badass, whose brutal reputation and lethal skills have landed him the nasty task of taking down the Chinese Triad and Russian Mafia cartel that have turned Los Angeles into a war zone. Gamers take part in explosive gun battles with double fisted firepower, devastating martial arts brawls, and high-speed shootouts across 240 square miles of accurately recreated L.A. The game's unique branching missions include locating hostile witnesses, infiltrating criminal-infested locations, taking out evasive informants and busting the heavily armed and deadly bad guys.

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