Remember the Judgement Night soundtrack?
“What, rap AND rock… TOGETHER!?”
Coming strongly from the I remember hearing the “rock” camp, I remember on the Sir-Mix-A-Lot / Mudhoney collaboration feeling sorry for Mudhoney when Sir-Mix-A-Lot closed out the song with
Just lost my street credibility y’all!
Then, years later, there was the Spawn soundtrack.
“What, dance AND rock… TOGETHER!?”
This thread is for sharing music where the genre crossover thing was made into a big deal.
Pop, Jazz & New Wave: Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Thomas Dolby and Howard Jones with a Synth Medley at the 1985 Grammys
In the below song, the leader singer Fred (affectionately known as Red Cap) further embraces the coming together of rock and hip hop, as his call to arms for everyone to keep rollin rollin rollin invites rockers, hip hoppers and indeed everybody all around the world to move in and move out, hands up now hands down, back up back up and tell him what you’re gonna do now
In a different timeline, this would have been the song that brought down the Berlin Wall
From the Blade II soundtrack which is a treasure chest of Electronic/Hip-Hop crossover tracks…
I’d say its marked more by asking to take it to the Matthews Bridge
sorry for being Captain Obvious:
Lupe Fiasco sampling Far with Jonah Matranga on the chorus
More likely Durst’s questionable guitar playing and Borland’s “doing it for the cash.”
I like this one. Not a classic but the koolest of Keith’s always goes down a treat.
Portishead go Sabbath, sort of…