Juice (soundtrack)

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Juice OST.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
ReleasedDecember 31, 1991
Studio Unique Recording Studios, New York City [1]
Genre East Coast hip hop, West Coast hip hop, hardcore hip hop, R&B, new jack swing, Gangsta rap
Label MCA/Soul
Producer Naughty by Nature, Rakim, Teddy Riley, Ant Banks, Gary G-Wiz, Hank Shocklee, EPMD, Hurby Luv Bug, DJ Muggs, Brand New Heavies
Singles from Juice
  1. "Uptown Anthem"
    Released: January 22, 1992
  2. "Juice (Know the Ledge)"
    Released: 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [2]
Entertainment Weekly A [3]
Los Angeles Times Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [4]
Orlando Sentinel Star full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [5]
RapReviews8.5/10 [6]

Juice is the soundtrack to the 1992 crime drama film of the same name. It was released on December 31, 1991, through MCA Records and consisted mainly of hip hop music. The soundtrack was a success, making it to #17 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on the Top R&B Albums and featured four charting singles "Uptown Anthem", "Juice (Know the Ledge)", "Don't Be Afraid" and "Is It Good to You".


Track listing

1."Uptown Anthem" Naughty by Nature 3:03
2."Juice (Know the Ledge)" Eric B. & Rakim 4:00
3."Is It Good to You" Teddy Riley & Tammy Lucas4:17
4."Sex, Money & Murder" MC Pooh 2:49
5."Nuff Respect" Big Daddy Kane 2:57
6."So You Want to Be a Gangster" Too Short 4:05
7."It's Going Down" EPMD 4:12
8."Don't Be Afraid" Aaron Hall 5:18
9.""He's Gamin' on Ya" Salt-n-Pepa 3:35
10."Shoot 'Em Up" Cypress Hill 3:38
11."Flipside"Juvenile Committee4:24
12."What Could Be Better Bitch"Son of Bazerk3:01
13."Does Your Man Know About Me"Rahiem5:11
14."People Get Ready" Brand New Heavies & N'Dea Davenport 4:00


Weekly charts

Chart (1992)Peak
US Billboard 200 [7] 17
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) [8] 3

Year-end charts

Chart (1992)Position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) [9] 32


RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [10] Gold500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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