Shawn "JAY Z" Carter-Knowles will serve as the executive producer of NBA 2K13, 2K Sports announced this morning. Mr. Z will curate the soundtrack and "lend artistic vision" to the world's top (by default for past few years) NBA video game.

Jay-Z's selection of 24 songs (including six of his own tracks) for the game's soundtrack can be found after the break. NBA 2K13 will hit the court on October 2.

Artist - Title

The Hours - Ali in the Jungle
Too Short - Blow the Whistle (Main)
Eric B. and Rakim - I Ain't No Joke
Phoenix - 1901
JAY Z - Pump it Up (Freestyle)
Puff Daddy and the Family Victory (feat. Notorious B.I.G. & Busta Rhymes)
Daft Punk - Around The World (Radio Edit)
Santigold - Shove It (feat. Spank Rock)
Kanye West - Amazing
JAY Z - Run This Town
The Dirty Projectors - Stillness is the Move
Nas - The World is Yours
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Roy Ayers - We Live in Brooklyn, Baby
Justice - Stress
JAY Z - The Bounce
Kanye West - We Major (feat. Nas & Really Doe)
Mobb Deep - Shook Ones, Pt. II
Meek Mill - Ima Boss - Instrumental
Kanye West - Mercy (feat. Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz)
U2 - Elevation
JAY Z - On To The Next One
JAY Z - Public Service Announcement
JAY Z - H.A.M. (Instrumental)

This article was originally published on Joystiq.