Attaching Jay-Z’s name to anything music related is usually a pretty safe bet. When the news first leaked that director Baz Lurhmann was using Shawn Carter songs to inspire the cast of his new film “The Great Gatsby” it didn’t seem like that much of a stretch. J. Gatsby is a multi-millionaire playboy in the upper […]

Just goes to prove that hip-hop is the ultimate party Viagra.  Director Baz Luhrmann, known for his opulent, eye-popping  epics (“Moulin Rouge”, “Australia”)  has reimagined F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” with a modern, edgy soundtrack courtesy of Jay-Z.  While most may not see the connection between a 1920’s period movie and rap music, to […]

  The music portion of the annual SXSW festival started with a bang Wednesday night. Jay-Z’s engineer and DJ Young Guru gave the crowd in Austin, Texas a special sneak peek of a remix to Kendrick Lamar’s “B*tch Don’t Kill My Vibe” featuring Blue Ivy’s dad. “Up in the clouds me and my spouse rumors […]

On Friday reported that Baz Lurhmann, the director of the film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, used Jay-Z songs on the set to motivate his cast. Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway in April 2012 “On my first day he had Jay-Z pumped up full and we did the entire scene […]