In Hip Hop History Today: The soundtrack for the film Friday was released April 11, 1995
Friday is the soundtrack album for the 1995 comedy film, Friday. It was released on April 11, 1995, on CD and cassette through Priority Records and consisted of hip hop and R&B music. The soundtrack reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200, where it held the position for two weeks, and the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for six weeks. It also spawned the successful Dr. Dre single “Keep Their Heads Ringin'”, which made it to No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart. The album was certified 2x platinum on June 4, 1996, while the single, “Keep Their Heads Ringin'”, was certified gold on May 10, 1995. Listen to Friday the soundtrack above.