Even if you’ve been paying close attention to the production of Baz Lurhmann’s latest gem (The Great Gatsby) then news of Jay-Z coming on board as composer still might come as a surprise. Even thought the Watch The Throne single No Church In The Wild was heavily featured in the first & second trailer of the film no one though Hova would be behind the actual production of the film. The big announcement was broken by U.K.-based producer/songwriter The Bullitts whom took to twitter last night to make the announcement writing:

Jay-Z and myself have been working tirelessly on the score for the upcoming  The Great Gatsby! It is too DOPE for words!

The Great Gatsby opens in 3D on May 10, 2013.