Jay-Z To Score 'The Great Gatsby'
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It was no coincidence that the trailer for The Great Gatsby opens to Jay-Z's "No Church In The Wild" because now we've learned that the Brooklyn-born rapper and producer is working on the score for the Baz Luhrmann directed flick. Over the weekend, a tweet from The Bullitts AKA Producer/singer/songwriter Jeymes Samuel, revealed that he and Jay-Z have been hard at work collaborating on the score for the upcoming movie. "Jay-Z and myself have been working tirelessly on the score for the upcoming #CLASSIC The Great Gatsby! It is too DOPE for words!" The Great Gatsby, based on the popular novel by F Scott Fitzgerald, stars Leo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. Considering it's set in the roaring twenties, the score by Jay-Z and The Bullits should be an interesting contrast. The film is set to hit theaters May 10th of this year. So what are your thoughts about Jay-Z working on the score for Gatsby? Music is always a super integral part of Baz Luhrmann's films, do you think this collaboration spells movie magic, or movie disaster? Tell us what you think in the comments below, and don't forget to subscribe. I'm Erin Darling, happy new year, and thanks for watching Clevver Movies!