Jay-Z to Compose 'Great Gatsby' Score

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Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z probably isn't the first artist who comes to mind when most people imagine the soundtrack to the film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby, but a recent tweet from the Bullitts' Jeymes Samuel confirmed that he and Jay-Z are part of the team producing the score for the upcoming movie, which Samuel called "too dope for words."

Check out the trailer for the film (which is due out this May and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire) to see the Roaring '20s against a "No Church in the Wild" backdrop:

Read more at Boston.com.

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