Hip Hop mogul Jay-Z, is no stranger to doing big things, and the next big thing the Brooklyn-born rapper is doing is his Made In America Music Festival, which runs September 1-2 in Philadelphia.
The rapper is also teaming up with Hollywood big wigs Brian Grazer and Ron Howard to turn the festival into a movie.
Grazer will produce and Howard will direct the film based on the two-day festival, which will feature such artest as Drake, Skrilles, Rick Ross, Run DMC, Miike Snow, Janellee Monae, Odd Future and Jay-Z, who will be headlining. There has also been some speculation that Jay-Z’s wife Beyonce will join him on stage.
Howard said that the film will not just be a concert film, but rather a reflection of what it means to be Made In America. Cameras will follow Jay-Z as he creates and prepares his music, while putting the event together. It will ultimately highlight the true meaning of the festival and how Jay-Z, a rapper from Brooklyn, NY, became a voice and Icon for a generation.
Imagine Entertainment is eyeing a 2013 release date for the film.