Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Contributes Songs To Movie About Biggie Smalls Murder

LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 22: Guitarist Joe Perry of Aerosmith performs onstage during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 22, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Clear Channel).

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry has contributed five songs to the soundtrack for the movie City of Lies. The film stars Perry’s Hollywood Vampires bandmate Johnny Depp as an LAPD detective investigating the infamous murder of rapper Biggle Smalls, aka Notorious B.I.G. Director Brad Furman has been a Joe Perry fan for decades – he says Aerosmith’s classic “Dream On” was one of his favorite songs growing up. Perry’s contributions include:

Perry‘s “City of Lies” contributions include:
“11th and Albany” by Joe Perry and Alberto Bof
“Big Come Up” by Alberto Bof, Hal Linton, Joe Perry, Roman Perry, Mike Zonshine
“Lucidity” by Joe Perry and Alberto Bof
“DMack’s Ambitionz” by Moghul Veyron & Joe Perry
“Party Is Over” by Alberto Bof, Joe Perry
“Kick In The Door (Remix)” by The Notorious B.I.G., remixed by Brad Furman and Alberto Bof, featuring Joe Perry and Colin Smith

City of Lies got a limited theatrical release earlier this year and will be out on DVD and Blu-Ray June 8th, and you can view the trailer here:

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