Lewis Hamilton Launching Rap Career With J Cole Thanks To Rihanna?

12 July 2012, 10:44 | Updated: 12 July 2012, 10:49

The sports star has reportedly enlisted the help of the Roc Nation member after being introduced by the 'You Da One' star.

Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton could be set to make a dive into the music industry and pursue a rap career.

The British sports star was introduced to J Cole by Rihanna over the weekend and are now in talks to collaborate in the studio together, according to The Sun.

"Lewis had a great night with J Cole," a source told The Sun after the pair spent an evening together in London last night (11th July). "He's a massive rap fan and J is really into F1 so they've bonded quickly."

The insider continued: "They had a long dinner with a group of girls and the rapper's manager."

J Cole is signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation label alongside such stars as Rita Ora and the 'We Found Love' singer.

"J invited him to his studio the next time Lewis is in the US and said they could work on music together," added the source. "Lewis said he'd repay him by sorting him out at any Grand Prix he wanted to go to."

You can view a picture of Lewis out in London where he was partying with the musician below:

Meanwhile, Rihanna's upcoming fashion reality show Styled To Rock has premiered it's first promo this week.

The Bajan star was seen filming the show in London over the past two months and is also working on a new studio album.