Eminem has enlisted some of his famous pals for the “Southpaw” soundtrack which he executive produces. According to the official tracklist posted on the rapper’s official website on Friday, June 26, the project will feature contributions from Gwen Stefani, The Weeknd and 50 Cent among others.
Stefani will join Em on a song called “Kings Never Die”. The Weeknd and Fif, meanwhile, appear on “Wicked Games” and “Drama Never Ends” respectively. Also included on the compilation set are the previously-released “Phenomenal” and tracks recorded by Busta Rhymes, Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, Notorious B.I.G. and more.
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The “Southpaw” soundtrack is coming out on July 24 via Em’s Shady Records/Interscope Records. On the same day, the film directed by Antoine Fuqua is hitting U.S. theaters. The movie centers on a boxer (Jake Gyllenhaal) on a downward spiral who’s trying to rebuild his career and regain custody of his young daughter after a tragedy.