2K Sports Lets King James Play DJ For NBA 2K14

2K Sports last year gave the musical reigns to Jay-Z so that he could help give 2K13 a memorable soundtrack. At first I thought it would take something away from the finished package and just be a cheap way for Shawn to market himself. I was pleasantly surprised to see that his fingerprint actually brought a gritty flavor to the whole game that was pretty dope.

This year’s cover boy King James gets his turn to tweak the knobs and put his stamp on 2K14 after bringing Miami home a second title in two years. Having listened to the tracks it’s a pretty decent mix of ABC NBA Playoff bumper music mixed some joints you can bump on a crisp summer day. Nicely done Bron Bron

Check out the press release below:

2K Sports today revealed the complete track list for NBA® 2K14, the next installment of the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise*.  Personally selected by the game’s cover athlete and two-time NBA Champion, LeBron James, the soundtrack boasts an eclectic mix of hip-hop, rock, and classic pop that is sure to get players ready for tip-off.  Fans who want to listen to the soundtrack in advance of the game’s release on October 1st  can stream the complete list on the NBA 2K14 Spotify page.

“2K is letting me take control of some important elements in NBA 2K14, including this year’s soundtrack,” said James, who successfully defended the Miami Heat’s world championship in the NBA Finals, while winning his second straight NBA Finals MVP award. “I love that I’m the first NBA 2K cover athlete to choose the soundtrack.”

Track list:

  • Big Krit, Cool 2 be Southern
  • Cris Cab, Paradise (On Earth)
  • Coldplay, Lost!
  • Daft Punk (feat. Pharrell Williams), Get Lucky
  • Drake, Started From The Bottom
  • Eminem, Not Afraid
  • Fly Union, Long Run
  • Gorillaz, Clint Eastwood
  • Imagine Dragons, Radioactive
  • Jada Kiss (feat. Ayanna Irish), Can’t Stop Me
  • Jay Z, The Ruler’s Back
  • John Legend (feat. Rick Ross), Who Do We Think We Are
  • Kanye West, All Of The Lights
  • Kendrick Lamar, Now Or Never
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (feat. Ray Dalton), Can’t Hold Us
  • Nas (feat. Puff Daddy), Hate Me Now
  • Phil Collins, In The Air Tonight
  • Robin Thicke (feat. Pharrell), Blurred Lines
  • The Black Keys, Elevator
  • The Black Keys, Howlin For You

Embed link for Spotify:

The soundtrack will be available on both PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®4 systems; the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft; Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft; and PC.

Kahlief Adams

Kahlief was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. As an avid technophile and lover of all things video games. He set his career path in the direction of a life making games until he found out his arch nemesis, “Math,” had other plans in store. So instead of making the next Tetris he found himself writing and talking about games on his website The Spawn Point Blog and Spawn On Me. Check out what I'm blabbering about over @kahjahkins on Twitter. PSN = KAHJAH1 XBL=KAHJAHKINS

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