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Rick Ross releases 'Django Unchained' soundtrack cut

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In accordance with established Quentin Tarantino tradition, the upcoming soundtrack to the director's "Django Unchained" is to feature no shortage of crate-digger's delights, including Jim Croce's "I Got a Name" and vintage film music by Ennio Morricone.

For what he's describing as the first time in his career, though, Tarantino also commissioned original songs from a handful of artists, the largest and most in-charge of whom made his contribution available for streaming on Friday: In "100 Black Coffins" Rick Ross boasts that he looks like Big Daddy Kane over an eerie, whistle-enriched beat produced by the film's star, Jamie Foxx. Listen to a safe-for-work version of the track (via SoundCloud) below.

Due in stores Dec. 18 -- a week before "Django Unchained" hits movie theaters -- the soundtrack will contain additional cuts by John Legend and Anthony Hamilton, as well as an intriguing mash-up of James Brown's "The Payback" and "Untouchable" by 2Pac.

What won't be included is a new song that Frank Ocean recently told GQ he'd written for the movie. On Saturday Fuse published a statement from Tarantino in which the director said he couldn't find a scene to use the tune, a "fantastic ballad that was truly lovely and poetic in every way."

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