Entire Def Jam Rapstar tracklist takes stage

Notorious B.I.G.'s "Big Poppa," Kanye West's "Stronger," and Beastie Boys' "Brass Monkey" among 45-song deep listing for game due out on October 5.


Def Jam Rapstar

No Caption Provided Konami recently settled a lawsuit with Harmonix parent company Viacom over plastic peripherals. Now, the Japanese publisher is moving forward with a new music rhythm game, Def Jam Rapstar. If the game’s track listing is a pivotal hinge of purchase decision, fans will be happy to know the soundtrack is now known.
Today is in fact a good day for Def Jam Rapstar fans.
Today is in fact a good day for Def Jam Rapstar fans.

Today--six days before the title is due out for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Nintendo Wii--the game's entire tracklist was announced. The setlist includes the late Notorious B.I.G.'s 1994 hit "Big Poppa" as well as Kanye West's "Stronger," Nelly's "Hot in Herre," and many more.

The full, 45-song track listing for Def Jam: Rapstar is below.

2Pac--"I Get Around"
50 Cent--"I Get Money"
A Tribe Called Quest--"Scenario"
Beastie Boys--"Brass Monkey"
Big Pun feat. Joe--"Still Not a Player"
Biz Markie--"Just A Friend"
Busta Rhymes--"Put Your Hand's Where My Eyes Can See"
Diddy feat. The Notorious B.I.G., Lil' Kim & The Lox--"It's All About the Benjamins" (Remix)
DJ Khaled feat. Akon, T.I., Rock Ross, Fat Joe, Baby & Lil' Wayne--"We Takin' Over"
DMX--"Ruff Ryder's Anthem"
Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg--"Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang"
Drake--"Best I Ever Had"
Fat Joe feat. Terror Squad--"Lean Back"
Ice Cube--"Today Was a Good Day"
Ja Rule feat. Ashanti--"Always on Time"
Jim Jones--"We Fly High"
Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx--"Gold Digger"
Kanye West--"Stronger"
Lil' Jon--"Get Low"
Lil' Kim--"Crush On You"
Lil' Wayne--"A Milli"
LL Cool J--"Mama Said Knock You Out"
Ludacris--"Stand Up"
Method Man feat. Mary J. Blige--"You're All I Need/I'll Be There for You"
Nas feat. Diddy--"Hate Me Now"
Nelly--"Hot in Herre"
Notorious B.I.G.--"Big Poppa"
Notorious B.I.G.--"Juicy"
Outkast--"So Fresh, So Clean"
Pete Rock and CL Smooth--"They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)"
Public Enemy--"Can't Truss It"
Public Enemy--"Fight the Power"
Redman and Method Man--"Da Rockwilder"
Rob Base--"It Takes Two”
Run-D.M.C.--"Run's House"
Salt-N-Pepa--"Push It"
Slick Rick--"Children's Story"
Snoop Dogg--"Gin and Juice"
Soulja Boy Tell'em--"Turn My Swag On"
T.I. feat. Rihanna--"Live Ya Life"
Twista feat. Kanye West and Jamie Foxx--"Slow Jamz"
Wu Tang Clan--"C.R.E.A.M."
Young Jeezy feat. Kanye West--"Put On"
Yung Joc feat. Nitti--"It's Goin' Down"

The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the game will come bundled with the game and a wired mic for $69.99, while the Wii package costs $59.99.

Def Jam Rapstar is the maiden effort from 4mm Games, a publishing and development label founded in part by two original leaders of Rockstar Games. Ghostbusters: The Video Game studio Terminal Reality as well as Def Jam Interactive also contributed to the game, where aspiring emcees can sing along with the above 45 songs. The game also features a Freestyle mode, in which gamers can drop their own rhymes over tracks laid down by a variety of hip-hop producers.

For more on Def Jam Rapstar, check out GameSpot's most recent preview.

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