Idris Elba seeks indie music tracks for Takers mixtape

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Idris Elba just announced on his blog that he’s looking for music to include in the upcoming Takers mixtape. The mixtape will be released in conjunction with the action film Takers, which Elba is also a star.

Directions on the actor/musician’s website are to send complete songs to Big Nif at bignif@gmail.com with your contact information, no later than August 23rd.

All songs will be listened to, and the hottest jams will make the cut.

Visit driis.com for more information. Sounds like a great opportunity for exposure to all the music producers, beat-makers and deejays out there.

I am looking for music for inclusion in the upcoming Takers mixtape.Send complete songs to Big Nif at bignif@gmail.com with your contact info by no later than August 23. All songs will be listened to, and the hottest jams will make the cut. Looking forward to hearing some wicked tunes

John Luessenhop (Lockdown) directs the urban crime thriller Takers, which hits theaters on August 27, 2010. The action film centers on a group of bank robbers that find their plan to steal $20 million gets interrupted by a hard-boiled detective. Takers stars Zoe Saldana, Paul Walker, Hayden Christensen, Idris Elba, Michael Ealy, Matt Dillon, Johnathon Schaech, T.I., Jay Hernandez, Chris Brown, Steve Harris, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Gideon Emery, Gaius Charles, Andrew Fiscella, Karina Michel and Ary Katz.

Click on the image below for a larger version of the crew looking to take down the big score.

(L to R) Michael Ealy, Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Hayden Christensen and Gideon Emery in Takers
(L to R) Michael Ealy, Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Hayden Christensen and Gideon Emery in Takers