A true innovator and creator is always expanding his or her horizons. The legendary rapper and investor Shawn “Jay Z” Carter has continued his impressive business ventures by signing a two-year TV & film deal with the Weinstein Company.
The Weinstein Company is an independent studio founded by brothers Harvey and Bob Weinstein, who also formed Miramax Films in 1979. Between TWC and Miramax the two have received an insane 341 Oscar nominations and have won 81 Academy Awards. Jay Z will now be able to produce scripted and unscripted television and film projects with the company. Jay Z had this to say about the news:
“I’m excited to tell stories from real life prophets, whom through their struggles have changed the world for the better, and others whose stories are filled with fantasy and delight. I’m already passionate about what we currently have in the pipeline and I’m looking forward to discovering others.”
The rapper already has filmography credits including Annie, Made in America, Fade To Black, etc and it will be intriguing to see what the artist musters up.
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