If you’ve seen the trailer for The Great Gatsby that’s been playing in theaters for months, you know that it’s set to Jay-Z and Kanye West’s No Church in the Wild, so the news that Jay is apparently scoring the movie might not come as a huge surprise, but it still feels somewhat surprising nonetheless.
Now, no official word has come from “Hova” or Gatsby’s producers, mind you, but Jay-Z collaborator Jeymes Samuel of The Bullitts tweeted last night that the two were hard at work on the score for the film — the soundtrack for which is reported to include new music from Prince and Lady Gaga.
I’m gonna go out on a limb and predict an Oscar nomination for Jay-Z for his work here. This just seems like a perfect fit for him. Refer back to the aforementioned trailer for reference…
I want more like this!
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