Shaggy Dominates Soundtrack To Robert De Niro/Eddie Murphy Flick

Reggae singer appearing on three tracks, releasing album on own imprint.

It’s show time for Shaggy. Not only is his own Big Yard record label releasing the soundtrack to the movie “Showtime” — an upcoming comedy starring Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy as LAPD detectives and unlikely partners — but Mr. Lover Lover himself is featured on three of the album’s tracks.

Shaggy teams up with Alias Project for a song called “Caramel” and joins forces with Babyface for the film’s title track, according to Universal Music, Big Yard’s distributor. The album, set to drop March 19, includes such collaborations as Rik Rok with Brian and Tony Gold, Kardinal Offishall with Sean Paul and Jully Black, and a song called “Murderer” by Snoop Dogg and reggae star Barringon Levy.

“Showtime,” which also features rapper Mos Def, opens March 15.

“Showtime” soundtrack track listing, according to Universal:

  • Alias Project featuring Shaggy – “Caramel”
  • Rude – “Why”
  • Shaggy – “Mr. Lover Lover”
  • Rayvon – “My Bad”
  • Rik Rok with Brian and Tony Gold – “Your Eyes”
  • Prince Mydas – “Still the One”
  • Marsha Morrison – “Lie Till I Die”
  • Gordon Dukes – “Fly Away”
  • Housing – “Get the Cash”
  • Barringon Levy and Snoop Dogg – “Murderer”
  • The Kraft – “Honeysuckle Rain Drop”
  • Shaggy and Babyface – “Showtime”
  • Kardinal Offishall featuring Sean Paul and Jully Black – “Money Jane”