Puff Daddy is currating WWE 2K17 soundtrack
- Bang Showbiz
- 9 August 2016
Rapper Puff Daddy has been announced as the curator and executive producer for the forthcoming 'WWE 2K17' wrestling video game
Puff Daddy is curating the "crazy" soundtrack for 'WWE 2K17'.
The rapper is acting as executive producer of the soundtrack to 2K's forthcoming World Wrestling Entertainment video game franchise.
The 'Come With Me' hitmaker is a big WWE fan and relished the chance to be involved with the franchise select a soundtrack that mixes his favourite artists from both past and present and is representative of the company's eclectic audience.
Speaking to Billboard, he said: "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 Family Reunion Tour I've been thinking a lot about the past and the artists that inspired me. I mixed some of my favourites with some of the best new acts in the game today to create something really special."
Puffy - who organised the tour to celebrate the label's 20th anniversary - appeared on WWE TV show 'RAW' on Monday night (08.08.16) as a guest host to announce some of the acts including on the soundtrack, he also took the opportunity to hang out with Tag Team Champions the New Day and Women's champion Sasha Banks backstage.
Speaking on the programme, the hip hop star - real name Sean Combs - said: "You're gonna love the entire layout man. I got Action Bronson, Black Sabbath, Travis Barker and can't forget about French Montana. I mean the whole entire soundtrack is crazy."
'WWE 2K17' will be published by 2K Sports and will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on 11 October 2016.
Brock Lesnar has been announced as the cover star and confirmed roster members include Chris Jericho, Booker T, Goldberg, Brian Pillman, Brie Bella, Diego, Erick Rowan, Fernando, Heath Slater, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, Jim Neidhart, Konnor, Larry Zbyszko, Nikki Bella, R-Truth, Simon Gotch, The Ultimate Warrior and Viktor.
'WWE 2k17' tracklisting:
Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$ (feat. 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'
FIDLAR - 'Drone'
French Montana (feat. Kodak Black) - 'Lockjaw'
iSHi (feat. 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 (feat. Lil Eddie) - 'We Made It'