Beasts of the Southern Wild's score is wonderful. Bet on an Oscar nomination for it.
Listen: "Once There Was a Hushpuppy"
After the success of "I Believe I Can Fly," Warner Bros. asked R. Kelly to contribute a song to the Batman and Robin soundtrack.
He delivered "Gotham City," a ballad about how we all deserve to live in a place like idyllic Gotham City.
Amazingly, it is not the silliest tune in his oeuvre.
Rory: Doesn't he wipe out on a motorcycle in the video?
Jon: No, you're thinking of Puff Daddy in the video for "I'll Be Missing You." Same year. R. Kelly just leisurely cruises around Times Square with a cow print cowboy hat on.
R. Kelly later issued a remix of "Gotham City," tailoring his message "for the ghetto."
Now ain't that ghetto for ya
But somehow it's gotta change
Ghetto for ya
So I took this remix and re-arranged
In its video, he drives the (Schumacher) Batmobile through a ghetto.