The Newark Black Film Festival celebrates it's 50th anniversary this year and to help celebrate, I've curated a special mix for the occassion. For more information on the film fest, head over to

Newark Black Film Fest Playlist

Foxy Brown Radio Spot
Super Fly Radio Spot
Shaft Radio Spot

Curtis Mayfield - Freddie’s Dead (Super Fly)
Edwin Starr - Easin In (Hell Up In Harlem)
James Brown - Down and Out (Black Caesar)
James Brown - Blind Man Can’t See (Black Caesar)
Solomon Burke - Fighting Back (Cool Breeze)
Ghostface Killah ft. Raekwon - Apollo Kids (original sample from Cool Breeze *see above)
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth - What’s Next On The Menu (Who’s The Man)
Mary J. Blige - You Don’t Have To Worry (Who’s The Man)
Faith Evans - I Just Can’t (High School High)
RZA ft. Method Man & Cappadonna - Wu Wear (High School High)

Slaughter Radio Spot

Johnny Pate - Shaft In Africa (Shaft In Africa)
Art & Ron - I’m Your Man (Black Fist)
The Blackbyrds - The Gym Fight (Cornbread Earl and Me)
Gene Paige - Blacula Strikes (Blacula)
Public Enemy - Fight The Power (Do The Right Things)
Brooklyn Dodgers 95 - Return of The Crooklyn Dodges (Crooklyn)
A Tribe Called Quest - Hot Sex (Boomerang)
J.J. Johnson - Parade Strut (Willie Dynamite)
Bobby Womack - Across 110th Street (Across 110th Street)
J.J. Johnson - Keep On Keeping On (Willie Dynamite)
Willie Hutch - I Choose You (The Mack)

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