Dangerous Minds (soundtrack)

soundtrack album

Dangerous Minds: Music from the Motion Picture is the official soundtrack to the 1995 movie Dangerous Minds. The album reached number one on the U.S. Billboard 200. It was certified triple platinum by the RIAA. The album contains 4 singles: Gangsta's Paradise, Feel the Funk, Curiosity, and Gin & Juice. "Gangsta's Paradise", performed by Coolio, won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance.

Dangerous Minds:
Music from the Motion Picture
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
ReleasedAugust 11, 1995
Recorded1994–1995
Genre
Length53:53
LabelMCA
Producer


Track listingEdit

No. Title Length
1. "Gangsta's Paradise" (Coolio feat. L.V.) 4:00
2. "Curiosity" (Aaron Hall) 4:02
3. "Havin Thangs" (Big Mike) 4:45
4. "Problems" (Rappin' 4-Tay) 3:30
5. "True O.G." (Mr. Dalvin feat. Static) 3:40
6. "Put Ya Back Into It" (Tre Black) 5:42
7. "Don't Go There" (24-K) 3:31
8. "Feel the Funk" (Immature) 4:44
9. "It's Alright" (Sista feat. Craig Mack) 5:12
10. "A Message for Your Mind" (Rappin' 4-Tay) 5:00
11. "Gin & Juice" (DeVante Swing feat. Static) 5:08
12. "This Is the Life" (Wendy & Lisa) 4:39

PersonnelEdit

Information taken from Allmusic.[1]

  • composing – Berry Gordy Jr., Frank Hudson, Alphonso Mizell, Deke Richards, Danger Jay
  • executive production – Jerry Bruckheimer, DeVante Swing, Don Simpson
  • lyricist(s) – Aaron Hall
  • mastering – Herb Powers
  • music supervisor – Kathy Nelson
  • performer(s) – 24K, Big Mike, Tre Black, Coolio, Craig Mack, DeVante Swing, Aaron Hall, Immature, L.V., Danger Jay, Rappin' 4-Tay, Sista, Static, Wendy & Lisa
  • production – Bass Mechanics, Claudio Cueni, Dalvin DeGrate, Cyrus Esteban, Evil Dee, Danger Jay, Trevor Horn, Pimp C, Michael J. Powell, Doug Rasheed, Chris Stokes, Timbaland
  • soundtrack coordination – Lesley Allery, Kevin Breen, Christine Edwards, Bill Green, Todd Homme, Sylvia Krask

ChartsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak chart positions[17][18]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 U.S. Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks U.S. Hot Rap Singles U.S. Rhythmic Top 40 U.S. Top 40 Mainstream
1995 "Gangsta's Paradise"[19] 1 2 1 2 17
"Feel the Funk"[20] 46 15 26
"Curiosity" 20 36
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Certifications and salesEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[21] Platinum 70,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria)[22] Gold 25,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[23] 4× Platinum 400,000^
France 210,000[24]
New Zealand (RMNZ)[25] Platinum 15,000^
Poland (ZPAV)[26] Gold 50,000*
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[27] Gold 50,000^
United States (RIAA)[28] 3× Platinum 3,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

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