Word had it that Prince and Lady Gaga may make some contributions, but now The Bullitts aka the brainchild of singer/songwriter/producer Jeymes Samuel has hit Twitter with some revealing information.
Jay-Z and myself have been working tirelessly on the score for the upcoming #CLASSIC The Great Gatsby! It is too DOPE for words!— THE BULLITTS (@TheBullitts) December 30, 2012
Already a spotlight in the trailers, and his music even featured as motivation during production, none other than Jay-Z is reportedly working on the score. Tweeting yesterday, Samuel said, “Jay-Z and myself have been working tirelessly on the score for the upcoming #CLASSIC The Great Gatsby! It is too DOPE for words!”
We’ve got no other details regarding to what capacity his involvement is, especially considering Craig Armstrong is currently credited with the original score, but it’s safe to see we can’t wait to see how Luhrmann integrates this hip-hop talent into his F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation.