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Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture 8 Mile
File:8milecover.jpg
Cover to original soundtrack
Soundtrack album by Various Artists
Released October 29, 2002 (2002-10-29)
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre Hip hop
Length 68:13
Label Shady, Interscope
More Music from 8 Mile cover
More Music from 8 Mile cover
Eminem compilation chronology
Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture 8 Mile
(2002)
Straight from the Lab
(2003)
Singles from Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture 8 Mile
  1. "Lose Yourself"
    Released: October 22, 2002
  2. "Wanksta"
    Released: November 6, 2002
  3. "8 Mile"
    Released: 2003

Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture 8 Mile is the official soundtrack to the 2002 movie 8 Mile. The album, performed by various artists, was released under Shady Records. It spawned the hit single "Lose Yourself" by American rapper Eminem, who also stars in the semi-autobiographical movie. The album also spawned a follow up soundtrack, More Music from 8 Mile, consisting of songs that appear in the film and were released as singles during the film's time setting of 1995. One of the songs was performed by Tupac Shakur, who would be the subject of a documentary with a soundtrack produced by Eminem, who also produced a posthumous album by Tupac. The album also features four songs by the Wu-Tang Clan and its members, and two songs by Mobb Deep, who eventually signed to G-Unit Records, headed by Shady Records artist 50 Cent. Both albums were also made available in censored versions, removing most of the strong profanity and violent content.

Charts

The album debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 Albums Chart that year with over 702,000 copies sold and 507,000 sold in the second week also finishing the year as the fifth best-selling album of 2002 with US sales of 3.4 million, despite only two months of release. As of July 2013, it has sold 4,922,000 albums in the U.S.[1]

It debuted at #1 on the Canadian Albums Chart with sales of 44,500 copies.[2] It also reached #1 on the UK Compilations Chart Australian ARIAnet Albums Chart. It featured Eminem's worldwide chart-topping single, "Lose Yourself".

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Content and censorship

The clean version of the 8 Mile soundtrack removes most of the profanity and violent content. The only word left uncensored on the soundtrack, is the word "ass" (except on "Places to Go" by 50 Cent, where the word "ass" is used twice, but the word was only censored once). No other words (e.g., "bitch", "shit" and "goddamn") are uncensored on the clean version of "8 Mile".

"That's My Nigga Fo' Real", by rapper Young Zee, is listed as "That's My ***** Fo' Real" on the clean version. In "Rap Game" by D12 featuring 50 Cent in Proof's verse, the word "shit" is uncensored (even on the clean version), and in Eminem's verse, the words "White House" and "Cheney" are censored on both edited and explicit versions. A very rare version of "Rap Game" can be heard and found on the internet, which the words "White House" and "Cheney" are left uncensored. In "Rabbit Run" by Eminem, the word "fuck" was left uncensored once in the clean version of the soundtrack.

Track listing

8 Mile

No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Lose Yourself" (Eminem)M. Mathers, L. Resto, J. BassEminem, J. Bass (add.), Luis Resto (add.) 5:26
2. "Love Me" (Eminem/Obie Trice/50 Cent)M. Mathers, L. Resto, O. Trice, 50 CentEminem 4:30
3. "8 Mile" (Eminem)M. Mathers, L. RestoEminem 6:00
4. "Adrenaline Rush" (Obie Trice)A. Thelusma, Obie TriceRed Spyda 3:48
5. "Places to Go" (50 Cent)C. Jackson, M. Mathers, L. RestoEminem 4:15
6. "Rap Game" (D12/50 Cent)V. Carlisle, D. Holton, R. Johnson, M. Mathers, O. Moore, D. Porter, L. RestoDenaun Porter, Eminem 5:53
7. "8 Miles and Runnin'" (Jay-Z featuring Freeway)S. Carter, M. Mathers, L. Pridgen, L. RestoEminem 4:08
8. "Spit Shine" (Xzibit)A. Joiner, D. PorterDenaun Porter 3:39
9. "Time of My Life" (Macy Gray)M. Elizondo, Macy Gray, D. RossD. Ross, J. Gamble, Mike Elizondo 4:21
10. "U Wanna Be Me" (Nas)N. Jones, C. ThompsonChucky Thompson, Nas 3:50
11. "Wanksta" (50 Cent)C. JacksonJohn "J-Praize" Freeman
(mixed by Dr. Dre)
3:38
12. "Wasting My Time" (Boomkat (Taryn Manning))T. Manning, K. Manning, J. TaylorK. Manning, M. Pradler 3:37
13. "R.A.K.I.M." (Rakim)W. Griffith, L. E. King, D. PorterDenaun Porter 4:23
14. "That's My Nigga fo' Real" (Young Zee)D. Battle, D. RossD. Ross, J. Gamble 4:45
15. "Battle" (Gang Starr)J.R. Baxter, P. Chapman, K. Elam, K. Holley, A. Johnson, N. Jones, C. Martin, K. Muchita, S. Moltke, M. WilliamsDJ Premier, Guru 2:56
16. "Rabbit Run" (Eminem)M. Mathers, L. RestoEminem, Luis Resto 3:10

More Music from 8 Mile

No. Title Length
1. "Shook Ones (Part II)" (Mobb Deep) 5:26
2. "Juicy" (The Notorious B.I.G.) 4:11
3. "Gotta Get Mine" (MC Breed & 2Pac) 4:18
4. "Feel Me Flow" (Naughty by Nature) 3:34
5. "Player's Ball" (OutKast) 4:53
6. "Get Money" (Junior M.A.F.I.A.) 4:34
7. "I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By" (Method Man & Mary J. Blige) 3:45
8. "Temptations" (2Pac) 5:00
9. "Shimmy Shimmy Ya" (Ol' Dirty Bastard) 2:41
10. "Bring the Pain" (Method Man) 3:09
11. "C.R.E.A.M." (Wu-Tang Clan) 4:12
12. "Runnin'" (The Pharcyde) 4:56
13. "Survival of the Fittest" (Mobb Deep) 3:43

Other songs

  • These songs did appear in the film but were not released on any soundtrack:
  1. "Last Dayz" by Onyx
  2. "Time's Up" by O.C.
  3. "Unbelievable" by The Notorious B.I.G.
  4. "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  5. "Insane in the Brain" by Cypress Hill
  6. "This Is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan
  7. "Gang Stories" by South Central Cartel
  8. "Who Shot Ya?" by The Notorious B.I.G.
  9. "Next Level (Nyte Time Mix)" by Showbiz and A.G.
  10. "Player's Anthem" by Junior M.A.F.I.A.
  11. "Da Mystery of Chessboxin'" by Wu-Tang Clan

Chart positions

Album

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2002 Billboard 200 1
Japan Oricon albums chart[12] 1
2003 Billboard 200 1
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 1
Greek Albums Chart[13] 1

Singles

Year Single Chart Peak position
2002 "Lose Yourself" The Billboard Hot 100 1
Mainstream Top 40 1
Hot Rap Tracks 1
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles 1
2003 "Wanksta" The Billboard Hot 100 13
Hot Rap Tracks 3
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 4
"8 Mile..." Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles 54

Certifications

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Australia (ARIA)[14]

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Belgium (BEA)[15]

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Canada (Music Canada)[16]

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Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[17]

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Finland (Musiikkituottajat)[18]

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France (SNEP)[19]

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Greece (IFPI Greece)[20]

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Hungary (MAHASZ)[21]

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Netherlands (NVPI)[22]

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New Zealand (RMNZ)[23]

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Spain (PROMUSICAE)[24]

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Sweden (GLF)[25]

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Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[26]

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United Kingdom (BPI)[27]

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United States (RIAA)[28]

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Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[29]

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Worldwide[30]

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References

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  2. ^ "CANOE - JAM! - Eminem's '8 Mile' dethrones The King". Jam.canoe.ca. 2002-11-06. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  3. ^ OST Reviews - Metacritic
  4. ^ [[[:Template:Allmusic]] "8 Mile review"]. 
  5. ^ 8 Mile Review | Music Reviews and News | EW.com
  6. ^ NME Album Reviews - Eminem/Various Artists : 'Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture '8 Mile' - NME.COM
  7. ^ Uncut (01/03, p.124) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A frighteningly powerful record....It's breathless, furious, and all the things pop too often isn't. The point of Eminem becomes blindingly clear..."
  8. ^ Q (1/03, p.126) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...It's in a different class to the usual OST fare..."
  9. ^ Rolling Stone (11/28/02, pp.85-6) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Eminem is one of the most earnest pop stars around....On 8 MILE, he puts on an astonishing display of lyrical skill..."
  10. ^ Empire's Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture 8 Mile Soundtrack Review
  11. ^ "8 Mile: Eminem: Amazon.co.uk: Music". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-04-09. 
  12. ^ Oricon. 8マイル ミュージック・フロム・アンド・インスパイアード・バイ・ザ・モーション・ピクチャー [8 Mile: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture] (in Japanese). Retrieved December 30, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". Web.archive.org. 2003-02-05. Retrieved 2012-04-09. 
  14. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2003 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  15. ^ "Ultratop − Goud en Platina – 2003". Ultratop & Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. 
  16. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Various Artists – 8 Mile". Music Canada. 
  17. ^ "Danish album certifications – SOUNDTRACK – 8 Mile". IFPI Denmark. 
  18. ^ a b The first web page presents the sales figures, the second presents the certification limits:
  19. ^ "French album certifications – Eminem – BOF 8 Mile" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. 
  20. ^ "Official IFPI Charts - Top-50 Albums Sales Chart - Week: 6/2005". IFPI Greece. Archived from the original on 2003-08-06. 
  21. ^ "Adatbázis – Arany- és platinalemezek – 2003" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. 
  22. ^ "Dutch album certifications – Eminem – 8 Mile O.S.T" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers. 
  23. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – Soundtrack – 8 Mile". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. 
  24. ^ "El post de las certificaciones en España: Todos los Oros y Platinos". Retrieved 2014-03-18. 
  25. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 2003" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. 
  26. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Eminem; '8 Mile')". Hung Medien. 
  27. ^ "British album certifications – ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK – 8 Mile". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter 8 Mile in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Platinum in the field By Award. Click Search
  28. ^ "American album certifications – soundtrack – 8 Mile". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  29. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards – 2007". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. 
  30. ^ UNSUPPORTED OR EMPTY REGION: Worldwide.

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