Thank Leonardo DiCaprio Jay-z will be producing and performing for the upcoming film “The Great Gasby” which will make it’s premiere at Cannes, Jay-Z said he would join some of the world’s top musical artists on the soundtrack which would bring modern “jazz age” energy to the latest film version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel of 1920s America.
The hip-hop entrepreneur said he was introduced to Luhrmann by Leonardo DiCaprio who plays the lead role of the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby in the movie and this led to a two-year collaboration. “As soon as I spoke with Baz and Leonardo, I knew this was the right project,” Jay-Z said in a statement. “‘The Great Gatsby’ is that classic American story of one’s introduction to extravagance, decadence and illusion. It’s ripe for experimentation and ready to be interpreted with a modern twist.”Read the rest here!