LOS ANGELES, CA Monday Sep.24.2007 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Rapper Jay-Z was so overwhelemed by the movie "American Gangster," he has chosen the same name for his new album.

The record will also be to the film's director, Ridley Scott, reports Teenmusic.com. Jay-Z says of the movie, "It was like I was watching the film and putting it on pause and giving a back story to the story. Watching that film, it brought back all these memories. It took me back to those emotions."

The movie "Amercian Gangster," starring Denzel Washington and featuring Common, will be released November 2nd. The album will drop four days later on November 6th.

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