Def Jam Recordings will release the Coming 2 America Original Motion Picture Soundtrack March 5, Billboard can exclusively advertise.
Coming 2 Americathe highly anticipated sequel to the 1988 classic starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall, will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video the same day the soundtrack becomes available through Amazon Music, Spotify, Apple Music and all streaming platforms.
Leading the soundtrack: Def Jam rapper Bobby Sessions and Megan you stallion will release his new original collaboration “I’m a King” on Friday. A snippet of the song can be heard in the new trailer released on Wednesday (see below). This isn’t the duo’s first time teaming up: Sessions was a co-writer on Meg’s Billboard Hot 100 Number 1 hit “Savage”.
Update (February 5): “I am a king” is out now. Listen below.
the original Coming to America the soundtrack boasts songs from Girls on the cover, Chico DeBarge, Mel & Kim, Sister Luge and much more. The systemthe title track of, “Coming to America”, co-written by Nil Rodgerspeaked at No. 91 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 1988.
James Earl Jones (King Jaffe Joffer), Shari Headley (Queen Lisa), John Amos (Cleo McDowell) and Louie Anderson (Maurice) reprise their roles in the 2021 film for Murphy and Hall’s all-new adventure of Zamuda’s fictional African nation at the Queens borough of New York. Teyana TaylorLeslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes and more are joining the cast this time around.
Listen to a sample of “I’m a King” after the one minute mark in the Coming 2 America trailer below.