Among the many talking points launched upon the first glimpses of Jordan Peele's Get Out follow-up Us, was "Holy shit, when can I get my hands on that awesome creepy version of 'I Got 5 on It?'" Now, Peele and company have come through with the full stream ahead of the film's release later this month.
Back Lot Music also shared the full tracklist for the SXSW hit's soundtrack, out Friday. Per Pitchfork, the bulk of the soundtrack features the work of composer Michael Abels. In addition to both the original and "tethered mix" of Luniz's "I Got 5 on It" with Michael Marshall, Janelle Monáe's 2018 Dirty Computer cut "I Like That" is featured.
Stream the "tethered mix" of "I Got 5 on It" up top via Back Lot.
Speaking with Entertainment Weekly Thursday about the process of giving Peele's latest conversation-starter some proper music accompaniment, Abels—who also worked with Peele on the Oscar-winning Get Out—stressed the importance of foreshadowing.
"Some scares are the type of dread where you know it’s coming, and others aren't," Abels said. "So we do spend a lot of time talking about what kind of scare something's going to be, whether it's a jump-at-you, or a slow burn."
The same care was taken by the Us cast, with star Lupita Nyong'o telling Ellen DeGeneres earlier this week that she often had to grab some sleep between takes to "catch up" with herself.
Nyong'o stars alongside Winston Duke, Tim Heidecker, Elisabeth Moss, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Evan Alex. The movie's out March 22, which is mercifully mere days away.