Soundtrack: Boyz N The Hood

Each song is provided with a scene description and timestamp, as well as a full-length audio playback.

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 20 songs that can be heard in the movie “Boyz N The Hood”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.

All 20 songs featured in “Boyz N The Hood”:

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"Jam on It" by Newcleus
Timestamp: 0:08 | Scene: Plays in the background as young Tré's mum drops him at his dad's house.
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"Sun Shower" by Dr. Buzzards' Original Savannah Band
Timestamp: 0:17 | Scene: Young Tré goes to young Ricky and young Doubhboy's house. Inside their mother is ranting that they won't amount to anything. Outside Tré admires the new girl Brandi across the street.
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"More Bounce to the Ounce" by Zapp
Timestamp: 0:20 | Scene: The young gang walk along the railway and Chris asks them if they want to see a dead body.
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"Sucker M.C.'s" by Run-D.M.C.
Timestamp: 0:21 | Scene: Young Doughboy tries to get his brother's ball back from the bigger kids. Eventually one of the bigger kids throws it back.
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"O-o-h Child" by The Five Stairsteps
Timestamp: 0:26 | Scene: Young Tré and his dad ride home in the car. Furious says he loves the song. The police have arrested Doughboy and Chris when they get back.
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"Work It Out" by Monie Love
Timestamp: 0:28 | Scene: 7 years later. A party in the garden with BBQ. Ricky picks up his kid and his mum takes him when he starts to cry. Doughboy plays dominoes.
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"Too Young" by Hi-Five
Timestamp: 0:31 | Scene: 2nd song at BBQ party. Ricky's mum talks to Tré at the BBQ. Tré talks to Doughboy and asks how he got so big. The girls talk about Tré.
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"Mama Don't Take No Mess" by Yo-Yo
Timestamp: 0:34 | Scene: 3rd song at BBQ party. Ricky tells Tré that Brandi left.
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"A Bird in the Hand" by Ice Cube
Timestamp: 0:36 | Scene: A red car nearly crashes into Tré and a guy in the back points a shotgun at Tré. Instrumental.
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"Just Ask Me To" by Tevin Campbell (Feat. Chubb Rock)
Timestamp: 0:42 | Scene: Ricky and Tré ride in Tré's car. Ricky tells him about the USC recruiter and Tré tells Ricky that he lied to his father about not being a virgin.
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"Me and You" by Tony! Toni! Toné!
Timestamp: 0:44 | Scene: Ricky puts on his football pads and plays football. Tré argues with Brandi about her sexual abstinence. Doughboy chases a thief.
"Spirit (Does Anybody Care?)" by Force One Network
Timestamp: 0:48 | Scene: Tré talks to Brandi on the phone but gets a call from his mum. He makes an embarrassing mistake with his mum thinking he's talking to Brandy. He gives the phone to his dad who then argues with his mum.
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"It's Your Life" by Too Short
Timestamp: 0:54 | Scene: Doughboy outside his house comments on the song coming from a car: "Damn that shit is bumpin'". Inside Ricky talks to the college recruiter.
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"Growin' up in the Hood" by MC Eight
Timestamp: 1:00 | Scene: Furious takes Tré and Ricky in the car to Compton. He explains a billboard to them and quite a few locals take an interest.
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"Every Single Weekend" by Kam
Timestamp: 1:03 | Scene: Ricky tells Tré his dad is deep when they ride in the car. Doughboy arrives at the car cruise with a few other people in his car. Tré and Ricky arrive soon after.
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"Just a Friendly Game of Baseball" by Main Source
Timestamp: 1:03 | Scene: 2nd song at the car cruise. The gang get a bit of trouble off a rival gang. Doughboy pulls his gun and they back off.
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"Setembro" by Quincy Jones
Timestamp: 1:13 | Scene: Brandi hugs Tré. They kiss lying down on the bed and discuss marriage.
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"Let's Go" by Kool Moe Dee
Timestamp: 1:22 | Scene: As Tré and Ricky stand on the street the guys in the red car spot them. Tré and Ricky take off with the other guys in pursuit.
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"How to Survive in South Central" by Ice Cube
Timestamp: 1:43 | Scene: 1st song in end credits.
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"Spirit (Does Anybody Care?)" by Force One Network
Timestamp: 1:46 | Scene: 2nd song in end credits.
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What’s the movie about?
The film follows the lives of three young men in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting issues of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.

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