It’s been over 24 years since the iconic Space Jam movie starring goat Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes was released. We all know and love the joy this has brought us as young children and teenagers and it is certainly a warm feeling to have the following with Lebron James among us. The highly anticipated film not only came with some great moments for the new generation to treasure, but it was the soundtrack that provided more substance overall. If you had high expectations for it, you’re in luck because if it were classified as an emoji, it would be the flame emoji for sure. Today we are honored to Space Jam: a new legacy with its star-studded soundtrack.
My kink makes football history by listening to the new Space Jam soundtrack. I dont know what i am most excited for tbh
– Rachel Gerrish (@RLGerrish) July 7, 2021
The soundtrack of the first Space jam The film was huge, going six times platinum thanks to songs like “I Believe I Can Fly”, “Fly Like an Eagle” and artists like Monica, Quad City DJ’s and D’Angelo. Now programming the soundtrack to Space Jam: a new legacy is in full effect and it does a good job of giving the Space jam soundtrack gets its money’s worth.
“It’s a type of heritage building stuff. Space Jam is so revered in the hearts of young and old alike. And now the next generation is going to be able to have the same experience with this one, ”24kGoldn shared with Rolling Stone about his track with Lil Wayne. One of the bands joining 24kGoldn and Weezy on the soundtrack is Salt-N-Pepa, the only one that appears on both the 1996 and 2021 soundtracks.
The 16-track effort includes musical contributions from Lil Baby, Kirk Franklin, Lil Wayne, 24kGoldn, SZA, Saint JHN, Chance The Rapper, John Legend, Damian Lillard (aka Dame DOLLA), G-Eazy, P-Lo, White Dave Symba and Saweetie. Make sure to check Space Jam: a new legacy and vibrate on the accompanying LP.