Jay-Z Composed the Score for ‘The Great Gatsby’ Film

· December 31, 2012

US rapper Jay-Z performs during a concer
Hov is reportedly the latest star to attach his name to the upcoming film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.” According to Jeymes Samuel of The Bullitts, he and Jay-Z will be writing the score for “Gatsby.”

If you seen the commercial for The “The Great Gatsby” trailer then you know already Hov has his hand in some part of the movie. The opulent lifestyle of Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) was set to the pumping beat of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “No Church In The Wild” — take a look in the video above.

Cast members also leaked in April that director Baz Luhrmann played Jay-Z music on the set of “The Great Gatsby.” “On my first day he had Jay-Z pumped up full, and we did the entire scene with, you know, Jay-Z in our ear on full blast while acting, and it was just so liberating,” Isla Fischer told MTV.

Samuel announced the news on his Twitter account.

Quote:
@TheBullitts
THE BULLITTS
Jay-Z and myself have been working tirelessly on the score for the upcoming #CLASSIC The Great Gatsby! It is too DOPE for words!
December 30, 2012 11:35 am

“The Great Gatsby,” which stars DiCaprio, Fisher, Carey Mulligan, and Tobey Maguire, hits theaters May 10, 2013.

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Discussion5 Comments

  1. Mister Mister says:

    Hov!

  2. canary_tray says:

    can u compose anything without knowing how to play in instrument?

  3. Truth says:

    Jay went from stealing music credit to stealing movie score credit. SMH

  4. MoorFedayeen says:

    Who would of guessed this dude would become one of the largest house n1ggers in the biz. An a musical genius he is not so kill all that “composing” bullsh1t

  5. tyuaza says:

    for a movie like that why not go orchestra
    hell why not get miri ben ari
    the portland chello project
    or even Austin Wintory
    Jesper Kyd
    Winifred Phillips
    Lorne Balfe

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