William Hart Composition Featured in New Movie about Barack and Michelle Obama

William Hart Composition Featured in New Movie about Barack and Michelle Obama

William Hart’s La La Records, LLC is happy to announce that the William ‘Poogie’ Hart composition “For The Love I Gave To You” (aka “I Gave To You”), recorded by The Delfonics, is featured in the new motion picture (and accompanying soundtrack for) Southside with You, which chronicles the early years in the relationship of U.S. President Barack H. Obama (44th President of the United States) and First Lady Michelle Obama.  The movie, released on 08/26/2016 in the United States, stars Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter and was written & directed by Richard Tanne.  Singer/songwriter/musician John Legend, who William Hart is currently writing songs he believes Mr. Legend would love and is looking forward to collaborating with, is one of the movie’s executive producers. 

Also of note is that Pres. Obama has cited “Ready or Not” by The Fugees (with its chorus containing William Hart’s composition of “Ready or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide from Love)” as recorded by The Delfonics) as his favorite song on his top ten list as noted here and here.

Rolling Stone’s review of the movie (written by Peter Travers) along with an official trailer can be viewed here

Click here to view a YouTube clip of an official trailer followed by a clip from the movie featuring “For The Love I Gave To You” playing in the background.

Click here to view a listing of the songs and music featured in the movie (along with music store links) on TuneFind.

Click here to purchase the movie’s soundtrack on iTunes.

Click here to stream the movie’s soundtrack on Apple Music.

Click here to purchase the movie’s soundtrack on Amazon.

Click here to purchase the song (from a variety of albums) on Amazon.

Click here to view the single by the Delfonics on Discogs.

View the movie’s listing on IMDb here.