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Jay-Z Talks Collaborating With Leonardo DiCaprio On “Great Gatsby” Soundtrack

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Jay-Z is arguably one of the coolest mofo’s on the planet and he has further proven this point by swagging out “The Great Gatsby” soundtrack.

HipHollywood‘s friends over at EPK.tv chatted with the Brooklyn-born rapper who talked about being the executive producer for the soundtrack and collaborating with the film’s director, Baz Lurhmann and star, jayz.

“I was working on a song called ‘No Church In The Wild’, and I was working on it while they were in the room. And then we started playing some music and just talked about collaborating because, you know, it was a collaboration with Kanye at the time, and we just talked about the act and the art of collaborating and I guess that was the seed of the ideas.”

Check out the full interview below.

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Katt Williams Is Ready For His Comeback: “My Only Goal Is Getting Better”

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Katt Williams is ready for his triumphant return!

After a series of arrests and bizarre incidents in 2016 that seemed to overshadow his public persona, Williams told HipHollywood he’s getting back to work and putting his personal issues behind him.

“Remember none of those things have ever been about work,” he said when asked if he hopes his new projects will overshadow his past missteps. “It’s more about having to deal with situations that are purposely thrown in your direction, and so I’ve been successful in the fact that I’m not nearly as good as I’m going to be,” he explained.

But if you’re thinking the 46-year-old comedian is in denial about his issues, he says absolutely not.

“I’m not one of those people that doesn’t recognize he’s stumbled,” he asserts. “I embrace the stumble because I know I’m going to come back faster than before, so my only goal is getting better at all points.”

And with six projects slated for release including the comedy, Father Figure with Owen Wilson and Ed Helms, Williams appears to be back on the right track.

“I’m really in each of these comebacks trying to be a better person than the person that left, and if you liked that person this is just a better version than that because that’s what I’m on.”

You can see Katt dishing more positivity in the exclusive clip below, and be sure to see Father Figures when it hits theaters December 22.

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