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Jay-Z will produce and perform on the soundtrack to the upcoming film The Great Gatsby. The movie, starring Leonardo Dicaprio is an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of 1920's America.
Hov said he will be teaming up with some of America's top musical artists on the soundtrack according to the New York Daily News. The Brooklyn, New York rapper plans to bring a modern "jazz age" energy to the project.
Dicaprio introduced Jay to the film's director Baz Luhrmann.
"As soon as I spoke with Baz and Leonardo, I knew this was the right project," Jay-Z said in a statement.
The movie will open the 2013 Cannes film festival in May.