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Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture 'The Wood'

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The Wood

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Taye Diggs, Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones, Tamala Jones, Sean Nelson (Actor)
director:
Rick Famuyiwa
Producers:
MTV Films
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
9680
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B

Take the ”inspired by” in this collection’s title literally, as only half of the songs here showed up in The Wood. Still, there are enough bass-booming burners from the likes of the Roots and DMX to start a forest fire; unfortunately, the ragged mix of hardcore rap, middle-of-the-road R&B, and old-school hip-hop frequently comes off as sonically schizophrenic.

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