Jay-Z’s Involvement with NBA 2K13 Explained; Entire Soundtrack Revealed

Posted July 31st, 2012 at 5:00 pm

The video first revealing Jay-Z in an “Executive Producing” role with NBA 2K13 leaked yesterday and it now appears the news represents what had hyped for the last two months by the company as what would be the biggest announcement in the series’ history. Jay-Z not only hand picked the 24 songs for the soundtrack but also had input on the overall look and presentation of 2K13 including intro videos and menus.

19 of the tracks are available to listen to now through Facebook. Continue on for the full listing of songs that will be featured within NBA 2K13. 

Jay-Z – “The Bounce”
Jay-Z – “Run This Town”
Jay-Z – “Pump It Up (Freestyle)”
Jay-Z – “On to the Next One”
Jay-Z – “Public Service Announcement”
Jay-Z – “H.A.M. (Instrumental)”
Puff Daddy and the Family – “Victory (feat. Notorious B.I.G. & Busta Rhymes)”
The Hours – “Ali in the Jungle”
Too Short- “Blow the Whistle (Main)”
Eric B. and Rakim – “I Ain’t No Joke”
Phoenix – “1901”
Daft Punk – “Around the World (Radio Edit)”
Santigold – “Shove It (feat. Spank Rock)”
Kanye West – “Amazing”
Kanye West – “We Major (feat. Nas & Really Doe)”
Kanye West – “Mercy (feat. Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz)”
Dirty Projectors – “Stillness Is the Move”
Nas – “The World Is Yours”
Coldplay – “Viva La Vida”
Roy Ayers – “We Live in Brooklyn, Baby”
Justice – “Stress”
Mobb Deep – “Shook Ones, Pt. II”
Meek Mill – “Ima Boss (Instrumental)”
U2 – “Elevation”