Jay-Z picks U2 and Coldplay for new computer game

Jay-Z and Kanye West
Rapper Jay-Z has selected tracks from Coldplay, U2 and his 'Watch The Throne' partner Kanye West for the soundtrack of a new basketball computer game, NBA 2K13. The rapper, who is a part owner of NBA team Brooklyn Nets, has not only curated the soundtrack, but, as executive producer, was also involved in the basketball game's creation, according to producers 2K Sport, reports NME. Coldplay make an appearance with 'Viva La Vida', while U2 make their computer game debut with 'Elevation'. Kanye West's 'Amazing' and 'We Major' are included, as are six of Jay-Z's own songs, including 'Run This Town'. Also included on the soundtrack are tracks from the Dirty Projectors, Santigold, Justice, The Hours, Phoenix, Daft Punk and the rapper's former great rival Nas.