rakim.jpg DJ Z-Trip, who helped pioneer the mash-up remix trend, has a assembled an impressive group of MC’s for the soundtrack to the new All-Pro Football 2K8 video game from 2K Sports. Z-Trip has meshed vocals from the diverse group of rappers including Rakim, dead prez, Aceyalone and Slug, with tracks from rock and roll favorites such as the Deftones and Chevelle for the innovative offering. "Since 2K Sports' All-Pro Football 2K8 is taking football to the next level with landmark gameplay innovations, we wanted the soundtrack to reflect the latest in music innovations," said Tim Rosa, 2K Sports' Director of Brand and Lifestyle Marketing. "The logical step was to sign DJ Z-Trip, who has literally pioneered the art of the mash-up and set the standard for quality remixes. We're proud that our games and soundtracks have paved new roads in the video game industry." The soundtrack’s release will coincide with the AFP 2K8 release later this summer and it will be available in both music and gaming retail stores. Z-Trip is also scheduled to hit the road this summer on a tour in support of the project. For more info, go to http://www.2ksports.com/
Track listing:

1. "All-Pro Intro"
2. "Something Different" featuring Chali 2Na & Keno 1
3. "Sudden Death" featuring DJ Faust
4. "Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em 2007" featuring Rakim & Chevelle
5. "Doin' It Like This" featuring Clutch
6. "Automatic At It" featuring Aceyalone
7. "Go Hard" featuring Gift of Gab & Dub Trio
8. "On My Side" featuring Lateef & Slug
9. "I Don't Need This Trouble" featuring Natural Self
10. "Sure Shot" featuring Casual & Pep Love
11. "Rock, Shock, Break" featuring Backyard Bangers
12. "Locked and Loaded" featuring Deftones & Dead Prez
13. "Tom Sawyer ( Z-Trip Remix )" - Rush