4mm Games reveals another batch of artists for hip hop rhythm game; A Tribe Called Quest, Onyx, LL Cool J also contributing hits.
The Def Jam Rapstar tracklist is starting to take shape. Developers 4mm Games and Terminal Reality today announced another batch of hip-hop hits that will appear in the karaoke rhythm game when it launches this fall.
The new additions include a number of slightly dated signature tracks from some hip-hop heavy hitters, including A Tribe Called Quest's "Scenario," LL Cool J's "Mama Said Knock You Out," Run DMC's "Run's House," and Onyx's "Slam."
They must be saving the MC Hawking tracks for the next announcement.
As for more recent fare, 4mm confirmed that Def Jam Rapstar will feature Ludacris' "Stand Up," Jim Jones' "We Fly High," and in the UK only, Chipmunk's "Chip Diddy Chip." Two new producer tracks were also revealed today, with Cool & Dre's "Epidemic" and DJ Khalil's "The Good Doctor" slated for inclusion in the game.
Def Jam Rapstar will let aspiring emcees sing along with more than 40 hip-hop tracks, and record and share the results with an online community. The game also features a Freestyle mode, in which gamers can drop their own rhymes over tracks laid down by a variety of hip-hop producers.
Def Jam Rapstar is set to arrive for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii in North America on October 5, with a European debut confirmed for November 5. For more on the game, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.