When it comes to the best songs from movie soundtracks, the Stomp the Yard soundtrack is definitely up there. This 2007 dance film was a major hit, and its soundtrack reflected that with some great tunes. From soulful ballads to upbeat hip-hop tracks, this soundtrack has something for everyone. The compilation of songs was curated to reflect the energy and spirit of the movie. The soundtrack features some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B, including Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Pitbull, and many others. In this article, we will take a look at 10 of the best songs from the Stomp the Yard soundtrack.
10. Vans (The Pack)
Vans is a song about a particular type of footwear that is very popular among skateboarders. The Vans shoes are praised for their comfort and style. The Pack members rap about how they enjoy wearing Vans shoes and how they are the best type of shoe to skate in. This song is high-energy and will get your feet moving. This song was released in 2007. It is from the album Blackout. This song was quite a hit ranking at number 27 on the Billboard Hot 100.
9. Poppin’ (Chris Brown)
Poppin’ is a song about having a good time and enjoying life. It was written by Chris Brown and features Lil Wayne. This song was released in the year 2007 and was included as a soundtrack in the Stomp The Yard movie. Chris Brown goes full out in the song, with his high energy and incredible vocals. He is telling the listener to enjoy life and not worry about what other people think. This song achieved a Billboard peak of #17. It blends perfectly with the scene where DJ and his friends are having a good time in the club.
8. Sign Me Up (Ne-Yo)
Sign Me Up is a song about, signing up, making a commitment, and going all in. Ne-Yo goes hard on this track and makes the viewer get glued in with his words and the way he carries the song. According to Tune Find, the song fits perfectly with the film’s theme and the scene where one of the main characters is trying to decide if he wants to join a fraternity or not. It was released in 2007 and was produced by Stargate. This song did well reaching number sixty-four on the Billboard 100. It was also nominated for a Grammy in 2008 for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
7. The Champ (Ghostface Killah)
The Champ is a song about winning and being the best. It’s a song for anyone who has ever felt like they’re on top of the world. Ghostface Killah Raps about how he’s the best and no one can beat him. It was written by Trife Diesel and Ghostface Killah. It is used perfectly in the scene where DJ’s rival, Grant, is trying to take him down. It was released in 2007 and managed to rank at number 21 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart.
6. Walk It Out (Unk)
Walk It Out is a hip-hop song with a very direct message which is to get up and walk it out. It was released in 2006 and is one of the top songs in the album Beat’n Down Yo Block. The song did well reaching number forty-three on the Billboard Hot 100 and number two on the Hot Rap Tracks. Unk being a DJ goes hard on the beat and keeps the listener engaged.
5. Pop, Lock & Drop It (Huey)
Pop, Lock & Drop It is a hip-hop song with a very specific message about how to dance. It is all about having fun and enjoying yourself on the dance floor, and it’s impossible to not have a good time when this song is playing. According to IMDB, this track was written by Huey and produced by Lil Jon, and it was released in 2006. It peaked at number 83 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It gels perfectly with the movie, especially in the scene where Rich Brown is trying to teach the kids how to dance.
4. The Deepest Hood (Al Kapone)
Released in 2007, The Deepest Hood is SONG FROM the fifth studio album by American rapper Al Kapone. This song is about the harsh realities of life in the inner city and features a guest appearance by Three Six Mafia. The song was produced by Juicy J and DJ Paul. The song makes the scene where Rich Brown (Columbus Short) is being chased by the cops and then later jumps into a pool to avoid them, even more intense. This song peaked at number ninety-four on the US Billboard Hot 100.
3. Supermixx’s Black In the Building (Public Enemy)
Supermixx’s Black In the Building is a song about the power of black people. According to Jiosaavn, it is a song that encourages black people to be proud of who they are and to never give up. The song is also about unity and how black people can come together to achieve anything they want to. This song did fairly well and was picked at number 96 on the Billboard top 100.
2. Ain’t Nothing Wrong with That (Robert Randolph & The Family Band)
Ain’t Nothing Wrong with That is a song about living life to the fullest and enjoying every moment. It was released in the year 2007 and was well received by fans. It reached number 78 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was featured in the movie Stomp in the scene where the main character, DJ Williams, is trying to get the crowd to dance. It was written by Robert Randolph, who is also the lead singer of the band.
1. Shake (Ying Yang Twins, Pitbull)
Shake is a song about, shaking your body and expressing yourself through dance. It was released in the year 2005 and was written by the Ying Yang Twins. The song peaked at number twenty-six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Being a club banger, this song seamlessly fitted in the movie. This song reached number 39 on the US Billboard Hot Rap
As you can see, the Stomp the Yard Soundtrack is a great compilation of music from various genres. It is the perfect soundtrack to any party or get-together. There is a song for everyone on this album and it is sure to get you up and dancing. So, go ahead and crank up the volume, and let loose