News: Jay Z Announces New Album & Release Date During Finals (Video)

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Jay Z had a HUGE announcement for fans during tonight’s Spurs vs Heat NBA Final game! He will be releasing his new album called Magna Carta Holy Grail in just a few weeks- on July 7th! Album features will include Pharrell, Tinberland, Swizz Beats and Def Jam co-founder Rick Rubin is also working on the album. The announcement was made during an ad/mini movie for Samsung, who Jay is partnering with for the release. The $20 million deal with Samsung includes free downloads for the first ONE MILLION owners of the Galaxy S III, Galaxy 4 and Galaxy Note 2- these people will be able to access the album through the Magna Carta app and get it 3 days before everyone else, on July 4th. The app will be available for download on June 24th. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Samsung paid $5 per album for 1 Million copies making that album go platinum before its released. Watch the announcement below!



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