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Jay-Z Scores Big With “The Great Gatsby” Soundtrack

jaygatsbyWhile Beyoncé is taking care of business, with a new album , Super Bowl performance, and Pepsi deal, Jay-Z  is not sitting pretty. He is hard at work making some big waves in the film industry. Rumor has it that Jay-Z is co-writing the original musical score for the adaptation of The Great Gatsby, for the big screen.

The Great Gatsby, starring Django’s Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, and Spiderman’s Toby Maguire, is slated for a May 10th release. Jay-Z’s producer-songwriter Jeymes Samuel, of  The Bullitts, spilled the beans on twitter. “Jay-Z and myself have been working tirelessly on the score for the upcoming #CLASSIC The Great Gatsby! It is too DOPE for words!”

Jay-Z and Kanyé West’s hit song “ No Church in the Wild” is featured in The Great Gatsby trailer.  It was also  reported, that the film will include songs from Prince and Lady GaGa.


Asa Lovechild is an accomplished actress and singer out of New York City.

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