Coming out around the same time as other hip-hop movies like Breakin’, Beat Street, and Wild Style, Krush Groove was a fictionalized take on the founding of Def Jam Recordings featuring a slew of 80s hip-hop superstars playing themselves, including Run DMC, Kurtis Blow, New Edition, LL Cool J, The Beastie Boys, The Fat Boys, Sheila E. and more.
This past weekend’s new theatrical/HBO Max release Reminiscence doesn’t seem like the kind of movie that would normally have a music video tie-in but the movie’s end credits song “Save My Love” by Lonr. feat Amber Mack does have one, with Thandiwe Newton appearing to putting Lonr. into the memory machine to relive a past moment.
Bryan Ferry contributed “Kiss and Tell” to the soundtrack for 1988’s Bright Lights, Big City, which featured a darker and more serious turn for Michael J Fox as he played a fact-checker at a big magazine in New York City that spirals into drug and alcohol abuse after a number of personal and professional setbacks, including the death of his mother to cancer.