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A soundtrack containing hip-hop and R&B music was released by Universal Records on June 19, 2001. It peaked at #41 on the Billboard 200, #12 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and #5 on the Top Soundtracks, and spawned one charting single, "Just a Baby Boy", performed by Snoop Dogg featuring Tyrese & Mr. Tan, which made it to #90 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #40 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. The soundtrack contains interludes which are sound clips from the film. An album of the film's score, by British composer David Arnold, was released by Varese Sarabande.Baby Boy cast list, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Baby Boy actors includes any Baby Boy actresses and all other actors from the film. You can view trivia about each Baby Boy actor on this list, such as when and where they were born. To find out more about a particular actor or actress, click on their name and you'll be taken to a page with even more details about their acting career. The cast members of Baby Boy have been in many other movies, so use this list as a starting point to find actors or actresses that you may not be familiar with.
BABY BOY is the powerful urban drama directed by John Singleton (Shaft and Boyz N the Hood) starring rap music superstars TYRESE GIBSON and SNOOP DOGG (Half Baked, I Got the Hook Up). With knockout performances from VING RHAMES (Mission: Impossible II, Pulp Fiction, Con Air) and A.J. Johnson (Friday, House Party, The Players Club), BABY BOY is a tough, honest and unflinching look at modern urban life. Jody (Gibson) is a 20-year-old African American in South Central L.A. who is trying to live large but doesn't have a job. He's got two babies by two different women and still lives at home with his mother (Johnson). Growing up is tough on Jody, but a series of events involving his mother's new boyfriend Melvin (Rhames), his girlfriend Yvette (Taraji P. Henson) and her ex-con ex-boyfriend Rodney (Snoop Dogg), force him to learn lessons about living, loving and surviving as a man in the hood. (Source: moviesanywhere.com)
There has never before been a more powerful – if forced – image in black cinema than the image of Baby Boy’s protagonist sitting in his bedroom crying after a violent encounter. The reason being is John Singleton’s framing of a Tupac Shakur mural staring directly at the audience. Because of this – and Singleton’s own history with Shakur in filming Poetic Justice a decade prior before his death, the film acts both as character study via Singleton’s already Sirkian melodrama of black life in Los Angeles, and stylized representation of adversity.
Tyrese may be known for his work in the Fast and Furious franchise but his first film role was in the 2001 coming-of-age drama, Baby Boy. Tyrese starred alongside heavy-hitters like Taraji P. Henson, which also marked her film debut. The two had great chemistry that translated into a longtime friendship, but the same couldn’t be said about all of his co-stars. Apparently, Tyrese and Omar Gooding didn’t have the same chemistry. (Source: www.cheatsheet.com)