| January 3, 1995|
3 January 1995
550 Music - Epic
| Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Alternative rock, Heavy metal|
David Gamson, Raphael Saadiq
Boyz n the Hood, House of Music, Instant Vintage, The Way I See It, Judgment Night
Higher Learning is the soundtrack to the 1995 film of the same name. It was released on January 3, 1995 through Epic Records and contained a mixture of different music genres including hip hop, R&B and rock. The soundtrack did fairly well on the Billboard charts, peaking at #39 on the Billboard 200 and #9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
All the recordings were initially exclusive to the soundtrack. Two charting singles were included on the soundtrack, Raphael Saadiq's "Ask of You", which peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, and Mista Grimm's "Situation: Grimm", which made it to #97 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. The Rage Against the Machine track was later re-recorded for their album Evil Empire.
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