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 2014 Top Five (performer: "How I Got Over")
 2013 Grudge Match (performer: "Here I Come")
 2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (performer: "At a Medium Pace")
 2010 Step Up 3D (performer: "Here I Come")
 2010 The Karate Kid (performer: "Here I Come")
 2007 Superbad (performer: "Here I Come")
 2007 I Think I Love My Wife (performer: "The Seed 2.0")
 2007 Stomp the Yard (performer: "In the Music")
 2004 Collateral (performer: "The Seed 2.0")
 2004 Chasing Liberty (performer: "The Seed")
 2002 Brown Sugar (performer: "Act Too (Love of My Life)")
 2002 Ken Park (performer: "Do You Want More?!!!??!")
 2002 Blade II (performer: "Tao of the Machine")
 2001 Down to Earth (performer: "Glitches")
 2000 Bamboozled (performer: "Mantan Show Music" (2000), "Burn Hollywood Burn")
 2000 High Fidelity (performer: "The Anti-Circle")
 1999 The Hurricane (performer: "The Hurricane")
 1999 The Best Man (performer: "What You Want")
 1999 The Wood (performer: "Ya'll Know Who")
 1998 Ride (performer: "Why") / (producer: "Why")
 1997 Men in Black (performer: "The 'Notic")
 1996 High School High (performer: "The Good, The Bad And The Desolate")
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