News: Kanye West, The Game & Twista Tip-Off "NBA 2K10"

Thursday, Sep 3, 2009 5:50PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Kanye West, The Game, Asher Roth and more have been chosen to appear in the upcoming NBA 2K10 video game and contribute to the soundtrack.

On the music end, the game will feature a variety of artists aside from the mainstream rappers.

Following is a track list of artists for NBA 2K10: Ace Hood's "Top of the World," Adam Tensta's "My Cool," Al Kapone's "Rock This," Donnie Bravo's "Run Away," Flo Rida's "ROOTS," Izza Kizza's "Hang On," K'naan's "They're Everywhere," Kanye West's "Amazing," Matisyahu's "One Day," Saul Williams' "List of Demands," The Game's "Champion," and The Moog's "Joyclad Armies." (Press Release)

Additional artists have secured features in the game as playable characters.

In NBA 2K10, some of the featured music artists will also make in-game cameos as playable characters, including Kanye West, The Game, Asher Roth, David Banner, Twista, Pitbull and a variety of others. Each of the in-game artists will appear exclusively in the NBA 2K10?s Streetball mode. (WELT Online News)

The Game showed his sports appreciation by dropping the NBA 2K10 "Champion" tribute song for the upcoming video game last June.

"So amazing, undefeated, who can see him, who can beat him/Nobody, 'cause he's the champion/I'm a legend, I'm the greatest/Many tried but they couldn't fade me/She got me 'cause I'm the champion/Take my time and the victory will be mine/I reigned supreme, never dreamed about being nothing less/On the court in a jersey tangled inside the Nets/Pace yourself, start chasing the Bucks/If you can bypass the moon like a Rocket/Everything ain't pocket/D12 whistlin'/Chromed out engine/Oiled up Pistons, rough around the edge/Who got the Clippers, they do my fade Magic/Like Washington Wizards, so drop the top and spread my wings like a Hawk/Nuggets in my ear, spinnin' Spurs when you walk/One thing about me, never been all talk/Finish around the basket, half-man half-Maverick." ("NBA2K10")

Lil Wayne also released his NBA Finals-based tribute song "Kobe Bryant" earlier this summer.

"Kobe 'doin' work', 2-4 on my shirt," Weezy raps. "He the greatest on the court, and I'm the greatest on the verse....2-4 so nice, my flow so mean/Catch me at the game sittin' next to Goldstein/Kobe Bryant Nikes, purple, gold strings/Kobe in the game, homie you know who the team/'Black Mamba,' attack, conquer/basketball Weez, rap monster/cross over good, or turn around jumper/Or I'll just drive the lane and dunk on dunkers/You know where it's going, it's going down yo/This is the late show, but don't drown though/I call him King Bryant, not let the crown show." ("Kobe Bryant")

NBA 2K10 hits retail stores on Tuesday, October 6th.

Check out The Game's NBA 2K10 tribute below:

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