More Than a Game (2009) Basketball may be more than a game for NBA superstar LeBron James, but the soundtrack for the big-screen documentary about his life, More Than a… 2009-09-29 Various Artists Soundtracks
Music Review

More Than a Game (2009)

EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Sep 29, 2009; Lead Performance: Various Artists; Genre: Soundtracks

Basketball may be more than a game for NBA superstar LeBron James, but the soundtrack for the big-screen documentary about his life, More Than a Game, is nothing more or less than a garden-variety compilation of newish rap and R&B tracks. Those who frequent hip-hop blogs will already be acquainted with the strongest material, like Drake's ''Forever'' — where the rookie teams with all-stars Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and Eminem — and Jay-Z's pompous ''History.'' Even those aren't among the artists' best work, though, and the rest of these tunes mostly deserve technical fouls for lack of creativity. C-

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Originally posted Sep 25, 2009 Published in issue #1068 Oct 02, 2009 Order article reprints