A few hours before Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs is set to appear on tonight’s Monday Night Raw, WWE and 2K Sports announced a collaboration with the international recording artist. Combs has been selected to choose the songs for the upcoming WWE 2K17 soundtrack, with tracks spanning across several genres including hip-hop, hardcore, metal, and rock.
Here is the full playlist:
- Action Bronson and Joey Bada$$, with Rico Love – “What About The Rest of Us”
- Anderson .Paak – “Come Down”
- Andy Black – “We Don’t Have to Dance”
- Axwell Λ Ingrosso – “This Time”
- Black Sabbath – “Paranoid”
- Bring Me the Horizon – “Run”
- French Montana, with Kojak Black – “Lockjaw”
- iSHi, with French Montana, Wale, Raekwon – “We Run”
- P. Diddy, Black Rob, Mark Curry – “Bad Boy for Life”
- Travis Barker, Yelawolf – “Out of Control”
- Twenty One Pilots – “Ride”
- Yellow Claw, with Lil’ Eddie – “We Made It”
P. Diddy had this to say about the soundtrack:
“I am a huge WWE fan. I love the intensity and the competition and I wanted fans to feel that energy in the soundtrack for WWE 2K17. While prepping for the upcoming Bad Boy 20-Year Family Reunion Tour, I’ve been thinking a lot about the past and the artists that inspired me. I mixed some of my favorites with some of the best new acts in the game today to create something really special.”
With WWE 2K17 being released in two months — October 11 — more and more news has been trickling surrounding the widely popular game. Notable superstars such as the cover-boy Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Sasha Banks, Ultimate Warror, Apollo Crews, Shinsuke Nakamura, Nia Jax, Shane McMahon, Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Booker T, and many more have already been confirmed as part of the game.
Mike’s Take: I get the WWE 2K game every year — usually at a midnight release with some buddies of mine. I love the hype before each game, even though it often does not feel that much different than the previous installment, but I’m a sucker for updated rosters.
Props to the 2K marketing squad, they know how to promote a game. Between the exciting Goldberg trailer, the incredible pre-order NXT package, and now getting Sean Combs — aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Diddy, Biggie’s Buddy — to help out with the soundtrack and promotion, this is a game with a significant amount of hype around it.
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