10 Spike Lee Hip-Hop Moments – Old School Daze

5) In 1995, Lee executive produced New Jersey Drive (theatrically premiered in April) which spawned a star-studded, two-disc soundtrack

Lee served as executive producer on this low-budget carjacker saga, produced under his 40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks imprint. The movie itself, while better than its given credit for, didn’t register much at the box office; the epic double album/soundtrack (released on Tommy Boy Records), however, was a who’s who of hip-hop at the time. Redman, Queen Latifah, OutKast (“Benz or Beamer”), Jeru the Damaja and Organized Konfusion were among the many artists included. The biggest record found within the individually released two-LP series was undeniably Total’s “Can’t You See,” featuring, Biggie Smalls, of course.

  • lolomgrotf

    finally i get to say FIRST !!!!!!!!!

  • Q461

    Spike’s made alot of dope films. Also a lot of shitty ones ( like most directors). I gotta say Clockers is my fav Spike film no doubt. Love the 2 crooklyn dodger joints too, you didn’t list the return which had OC, Chubb Rock and Jeru the Damaja. That shit was crack back then.

  • Kam

    Ayo! dat boy ross loose with the fat spliff on the yacht with debra lee n spike lee n white folk lol ricky be tokin everywhere he at n aint no one be trippin lol

  • Worley

    What about Spike’s cameo in “Scenario?” That’s my favorite Spike Lee hip-hop moment.

  • BeerGangsta

    This was the shit!! Love this song. Young school jack azz don’t know nothing about this. Take notes wack fuckers!!

  • Shakespeare

    Spike has only made two good films, Do the Right Thing and Malcom X. Everything else has been garbage!

  • Glock Mane

    Spike nigger you dope, Ricky you aint bad, but SHIT! I’m fucking awsome!!!