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Jay-Z penning score for 'The Great Gatsby'

Posted by Glenn Yoder  January 2, 2013 11:55 AM

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Jay-Z, meet Jay Gatsby.

The hip-hop mogul is teaming up with up-and-coming act The Bullitts to score the upcoming film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel "The Great Gatsby." Jeymes Samuel, the man behind The Bullitts, announced the news on Twitter on Dec. 30.

The film, which stars Leonard DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan, and Tobey Maguire, is due out this May. If you're questioning how modern hip-hop would fit into a movie set in the roaring '20s, take a look at the film's trailer. Jay-Z's collaboration with Kanye West, "No Church in the Wild," is featured at the top of the clip.

What do you think of Jay-Z and The Bullitts scoring "The Great Gatsby"? Are you excited for the film? Tell us in the comments below.

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