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Jay-Z Wants Willow Smith To Be A Superstar

Singer Jay-Z is on a new business deal with hollywood star Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith. Hip-hop star Jay-Z has teamed up with the Will Smith's production company called Overbook Entertainment to produce and make more movies, the first one being the remake of Annie, which will star Will Smith's 10-year-old daughter Willow Smith.

“The Overbrook Entertainment family and I have a unified vision," Jay-Z said. “We"ve already produced a Tony Award-winning play and we"re developing a true superstar in Willow. This venture into film development and production is a perfect next step with teams that are accomplished, creative, and innovative."added Jay-Z.

The trio, earlier, had come up with a hit musical Fela! to the Broadway theatre stage, will now co-produce the film. Jay-Z's 99 problems and a hip hop version of “Hard Knock Life" are some of his best known songs. The singer has already signed Willow Smith under his record label Roc Nation.

Story first published: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 19:04 [IST]
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