6 Dope Musicians Spike Lee Featured in NetflixR...

6 Dope Musicians Spike Lee Featured in Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Remake, Plus: Featured Songs By Episode

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If you’re like us, you spent Thanksgiving evening—or will be spending the next few days—binge-watching Spike Lee’s reboot of his 1986 classic, “She’s Gotta Have It. ”

Nola Darling and her trio of lovers are back, this time navigating love and relationships in the 21st century: Trump is president, Brooklyn is being overtaken by white gentrifiers, and big butts are still the flavor du jour—although the stakes to maintain beauty standards are higher this time around. 

The reboot presents a dope collection of music—after all, we *are* talking about Spike Lee, here—with some black girl favorites—like Solange, Méshell NdegeOcello and Sade. 

Below, check out some standout selections from our new favorite artists who also make an appearance, along with a track list of featured songs by episode. 

1. Secrett, “Melanin”


2. Shawndrell, “Save Yourself”


3. Thandie Ntuli, “Cosmic Light”


4. Clarissa Ramos, “Little Girl”


5. Antonia Jenaé, “Best of It”


6. YahZarah, “Running”


Full Soundtrack

Episode 1: “#DaJumpoff (DOCTRINE)”

  1. “Raspberry Beret,” Prince
  2. The Isley Brothers • Between the Sheets
  3. “The Original” Set it Off- Strafe (Walter Gibbons Love Mix)
  4. “Pretty Wings,” Maxwell
  5. “Tender Love,” Force M.D.’s
  6. “Golden,” Jill Scott


Episode 2: “#BootyFull (SELF ACCEPTANCE)”

  1. “The Seed 2.0,” The Roots feat. Cody Chestnut
  2. “Losing You,” Solange
  3. “Oshun,” Hamsa Lila



  1. “Melanin,” Secrett
  2. “You Make Me Feel So Young,” Frank Sinatra
  3. “John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman,” John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
  4. “Best of It,” Antonia Jenae feat. Sean Woods
  5. “Keep Looking,” Sade
  6. “Anytime,” Brian McKnight


Episode 4: “#LuvIzLuv (SEXUALITY IS FLUID)”

  1. “Say Yes,” Floetry
  2. “Don’t Ask My Neighbors,” The Emotions
  3. “Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” Coco Freeman feat. U2 (Rhythms Del Mundo)
  4. “Cosmic Light,” Thandie Ntuli
  5. “Fool of Me,” Me’Shell NdegéOcello


Episode 5: “#4MyNegusAndMyBishes (ALL WORDS MATTER)”

  1. “What is Love,” Vivian Greene
  2. “Save Yourself,” Shawndrell
  3. “Little Girl,” Clarissa Ramos


Episode 6: “#HeGotItAllMixedUp (DYSLEXIA)”

  1. “I Wish I Wasn’t,” Heather Headley
  2. “I’m Not Going To Let,” Colonel Abrams
  3. “Be Optimistic,” Sounds of Blackness


Episode 7: “#HowToMakeLoveToANegroWithoutGettingTired”

  1. “Star Spangled Banner,” Jimi Hendrix
  2. “All In Love Is Fair,” Stevie Wonder
  3. “One For My Baby,” Frank Sinatra


Episode 8: “#LoveDontPayDaRent (IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW)”

  1. “Klown Wit da Nuclear Code,” Stew & the Negro Problem
  2. “I Know,” Dionne Farris
  3. “Clocks,” Coldplay (Rhythms del Mundo)
  4. “Mercy,” Prefab Sprout
  5. “Outta Here,” KRS-ONE
  6. “Running,” YahZarah


Episode 9: “#ChangeGonCome (GENTRIFICATION)”

  1. “I Am the Black Gold of The Sun,” Rotary Connection
  2. “This Woman’s Work,” Maxwell
  3. “Faithful,” Méshell NdegeOcello


Episode 10: “#NolasChoice (3 DA HARD WAY)”

  1. “Be Real Black for Me,” Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
  2. “Raspberry Beret,” Prince
  3. “Piano Concerto in G Major, M.83- 2 Adagio Assai,” Zoltan Kocsis Ravel


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