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Romeo Must Die Soundtrack

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Aaliyah, Romeo Must Die

Romeo Must Die

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
120 minutes
performer:
Aaliyah, Jet Li, DMX
director:
Andrzej Bartkowiak
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Eric Bernt
genre:
ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it an A-

The ”Romeo Must Die Soundtrack” album includes offerings from Destiny’s Child and Joe, but ”Romeo” star Aaliyah takes the lead with four forward-looking tracks. The ex-R. Kelly protégée teams with producer Timbaland (he worked on Aaliyah’s last album) and Missy Elliott. Timbaland ably sets Aaliyah’s icy coos against B-movie minor chords and Reznor-like synth-bass rumbles, while lyricist Elliott continues creating a hip-hop lexicon of love: ”Are you feelin’ me, yo?” A-