ATLANTIC RECORDS REVEALS “CREED: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”
Music From and Inspired by the Highly Anticipated Film Opening In Theaters November 25th
18-Song Collection Includes Tracks from Meek Mill, 2Pac, Nas, The Roots (Feat. John Legend) and More
With Exclusive New Song from Platinum-Selling Rapper Future
Meek Mill’s “Lord Knows” Visual Premieres Today
Atlantic Records has announced the release of “CREED: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK,” the music from the eagerly awaited film from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema. The album arrives at all digital retailers today via http://smarturl.it/CreedSoundtrack and streaming at http://smarturl.it/StreamCreed. CREED opens in theaters nationwide on Wednesday, November 25th.
Highlights on the soundtrack include a brand new song from platinum-selling rapper Future, inspired by the film and written exclusively for this collection, marking the first new release from the Atlanta native since the release of both his #1 album “DS2” and the chart-topping collaborative album with Drake, “WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE.”
“CREED: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” is also heralded by the song “Lord Knows,” from Maybach Music Group/Atlantic rapper Meek Mill, which also appears on the rapper’s chart-topping sophomore studio album “DREAMS WORTH MORE THAN MONEY.” The track’s thrilling, Spike Jordan-directed companion video – featuring exclusive footage from CREED – premieres today & is streaming now at Meek’s official You Tube page: http://smarturl.it/LordKnowsVideo. In addition, Mill’s “Lord Knows” is featured in the trailer for the mobile game “Real Boxing 2: CREED” available on the App Store and Google Play November 19. Watch the trailer here: http://bcove.me/olv765hc.
“CREED: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” collects 18 electrifying tracks from some of hip-hop’s most iconic artists, including 2Pac, Nas, Future and The Roots (Feat. John Legend), plus tracks from an array of rising artists, including Joey Bada$$, Jhené Aiko, White Dave, and CREED star Tessa Thompson. The album also features brand new songs from Tessa Thompson and White Dave, which both artists wrote exclusively for “CREED: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK.”
“CREED: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” was produced by Atlantic Records President of Film & TV and GRAMMY® Award winning soundtrack producer Kevin Weaver (Furious 7, Boardwalk Empire, The Fault In Our Stars, Girls Volumes 1 & 2, True Blood Volumes 1 & 2) and music supervisor Gabe Hilfer (The Place Beyond The Pines, Fury, Project X, Get Hard, Black Swan).
From Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema comes award-winning filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s “Creed.” The film reunites Coogler with his “Fruitvale Station” star Michael B. Jordan as the son of Apollo Creed, and explores a new chapter in the “Rocky” story, starring Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone in his iconic role.
“Creed” also stars Tessa Thompson (“Selma,” “Dear White People”), Phylicia Rashad (Lifetime’s “Steel Magnolias”) and English pro boxer and former three-time ABA Heavyweight Champion Anthony Bellew.
Coogler directs from a screenplay he wrote with Aaron Covington, based on characters from the “Rocky” series written by Sylvester Stallone. The film is being produced by Irwin Winkler, Robert Chartoff, Charles Winkler, William Chartoff, David Winkler, Kevin King-Templeton and Sylvester Stallone, with Nicolas Stern executive producing. The music is by composer Ludwig Goransson.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present, in association with New Line Cinema, a Chartoff Winkler Production, “Creed.” Opening on November 25, 2015, the film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, with select international territories being handled by MGM. The film has been rated PG-13 for violence, language and some sensuality.