Jay-Z Teams Up with Director Baz Luhrmann For ‘The Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack

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Jay-Z is partnering with Australian director Baz Luhrmann to produce and perform on the soundtrack for the upcoming film, “The Great Gatsby.” The hip-hop mogul will serve as executive producer of the soundtrack and contribute some newly written songs to the score by composer Craig Armstrong, reports Reuters.

“As soon as I spoke with Baz and Leonardo [DiCaprio], 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.”

“The Great Gatsby” will open the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 15.

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