First Track From Jay-Z Co-Produced 'The Book Of Clarence’ Film Drops: Stream “Hallelujah Heaven” f/ Lil Wayne & More

'The Book of Clarence'—the next movie from 'The Harder They Fall' writer/director Jeymes Samuel—is set to arrive in theaters on Jan. 12.

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The first track from the highly anticipated film The Book of Clarence—which is co-produced by Jay-Z—has been officially released. Check out "Hallelujah Heaven" below.

Writer/director Jeymes SamuelLil Wayne, Buju Banton, and Shabba Ranks are featured on the first single for the upcoming movie and its soundtrack. Samuel also wrote and produced the song that also comes with an official trailer for The Book of Clarence that stars Lakeitih Stanfield, Omar Sy, Anna Diop, and more.  

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"The Book of Clarence is a film that I wanted to make for many years. While I was working on The Harder They Fall and all my other projects, the story and the music for The Book of Clarence was always there percolating in my mind," Jeymes Samuel said in a statement. "There was never a question as to whether I would compose the score and write and perform on the soundtrack, as well as write and direct the movie." 

The 44-year-old filmmaker/singer-songwriter continued, "It was all one amazing journey where one depended on the other. But I also worked with the most awesome artists on our track Hallelujah Heaven. Collaborating with Lil' Wayne, Buju Banton and Shabba Ranks was so dope, I loved getting them all on the same track."

The Book of Clarence soundtrack is also set to feature collaborations from Jay-Z, Kid Cudi, Jorja Smith, and more. The Hov-produced film is set to arrive on Jan. 12, 2024 in movie theaters nationwide. Catch the trailer below.

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