It has been revealed that Jay-Z is set to compose the score for Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming film adaptation of the classic Fitzgerald novel “The Great Gatsby.”
The rapper/r&b sensation is due to work alongside producer Jeymes Samuel on some new songs for the soundtrack. The collaboration was made official when Samuel took to twitter to announce the good news, tweeting “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 movie stars some extreme A Listers includingLeonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire .The movie is set to debut in theatres in May 2013.
Do you think Jay-Z was the right choice for the movies soundtrack?