Songs from Movies

Gang Starr

Gang Starr was an influential American hip-hop duo, composed of late rapper Guru (Backronym for Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal, real name Keith Elam) and DJ Premier (real name Chris Martin). Premier originally from Houston and Guru from Boston, but they were based in and represented Brooklyn, New York, epitomizing the New York City hip-hop sound. The entirety of Gang Starr's catalog, especially Step In The Arena (1991) ,Daily Operation (1992), and Hard To Earn (1994) are well-respected among critics and hip-hop heads alike. Read more on

Gang Starr has 10 songs that have been featured in movies like Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Caught Up, Fish Tank and Freedom Writers. What is your favorite song by Gang Starr?


Songs from Gang Starr

Put Up or Shut Up
Just to get a rep
Code Of The Streets
The Planet
Moment of Truth
Gotta Get Over (Taking Loot)
Full Clip
Mass Appeal (Instrumental)

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