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Jay-Z Partners with 2K Sports for NBA 2k13

by on08/02/2012

Jay-Z is furthering his entertainment influence and has partnered with 2K Sports to become an Executive Producer for NBA 2k13 due out later this year. Hova will be injecting his artistic vision and style into the gaming experiencefrom the overall look and feel of the game, to the hand-picked soundtrack, interactive in-game menus and more.

“This has been a unique opportunity to collaborate with 2K Sports and be a part of one of the best sports video games in history,” commented JAY Z.  “NBA 2K13 will be the next evolution in sports and basketball culture, and I’m ready to usher in the new era of the franchise.”

“We aren’t content with just being the best, and we will continue to grow the NBA 2K franchise into one of today’s premier entertainment experiences,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “JAY Z’s role in NBA 2K13 represents a unique fusion of basketball, music, art, and entertainment, and illustrates the evolution of NBA 2K into something much bigger than simply the best basketball video game series ever made.”

The following is the full track listing for the game:

The HoursAli in the Jungle
Too ShortBlow the Whistle (Main)
Eric B. and RakimI Ain’t No Joke
JAY ZPump it Up (Freestyle)
Puff Daddy and the FamilyVictory (feat. Notorious B.I.G. & Busta Rhymes)
Daft PunkAround The World (Radio Edit)
SantigoldShove It (feat. Spank Rock)
Kanye WestAmazing
JAY ZRun This Town
The Dirty ProjectorsStillness is the Move
NasThe World is Yours
ColdplayViva La Vida
Roy AyersWe Live in Brooklyn, Baby
JAY ZThe Bounce
Kanye WestWe Major (feat. Nas & Really Doe)
Mobb DeepShook Ones, Pt. II
Meek MillIma Boss – Instrumental
Kanye West
Mercy (feat. Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz)
On To The Next One
Public Service Announcement
H.A.M. (Instrumental)