(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop legend turned heavyweight business mogul Jay Z recently signed an exclusive deal with movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
The deal The Weinstein Co. will allow Jay Z to produce movies and scripted/unscripted shows for television.
“Having known Jay on a personal level for many years we are thrilled by the opportunity to expand our relationship. Jay’s ability to influence entertainment and pop culture has gone well beyond music for many years.” said Weinstein in a statement.
Weinstein then added: “We already have some exceptional projects in the works and are excited to see what more is to come.”
According to Deadline, The Weinstein company also recently signed a first look deal with Training Day and Southpaw director Antoine Fuqua.
Jay Z is no stranger to the film industry as well, as he was a producer on the Jamie Foxx remake of Annie, exec producer on Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby and also co-producer on the Chris Rock-directed Top Five.