According to HipHopDX, the tracklist for Jay-Z's imminent Magna Carta Holy Grail album has been revealed via a viral Hip Hop scavenger hunt in Brooklyn, part of his #NEWRULES marketing campaign with Samsung.
The numbers are in, and Jay-Z pulled through, as expected, with the #1 debut on the charts this week. Magna Carta Holy Grail actually moved more units than expected-- selling a whopping 528,208 copies opening week, according to HitsDailyDouble.
Jay-Z did some quick promo for Magna Carta Holy Grail yesterday, on its official release date, by chatting with fans on Twitter about the album (and other stuff).
Cover Art Revealed For Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" [Update: Official Cover Art Revealed] Jul 3, 2013 at 09:30am
Dropping in a few days, the hype for Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail continues to grow, and after previously giving us the tracklist and features, Jigga drops off the cover art.
Two years ago, Jay-Z and Kanye West joined forces and crowned themselves the kings of rap. After an extensive worldwide Watch The Throne tour, the two went back to their separate careers to work on solo projects.
After a performance at NYC's Ludlow Garage last night, Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt caught up with Miss Info for a conversation included in Vitamin Water’s new "#Uncapped" series with The FADER. During the discussion, Earl addressed the backlash he receive
Coming up with the right supporting beats and melody in a hip-hop track can be extremely challenging. Not to mention the time and effort it takes to make an original beat.
Jay-Z Talks "MCHG" App, Kanye West's Growth, Almost Signing Lil Wayne, Timbaland & More In Breakfast Club Interview Jul 10, 2013 at 12:05pm
Jay-Z blessed Power 105's The Breakfast Club with a morning visit, and the almost-hour-long interview touched on just about everything-- from life back in the day, to his current endeavors like sports management, and of course, Magna Carta Holy Grail.
Jay-Z Announces European "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Tour Dates [Update: North American Tour Dates Revealed] Sep 6, 2013 at 10:27am
Jay-Z will be heading overseas to see all his European fans, in support of his album Magna Carta Holy Grail this coming October. The album was Hov's first #1 in the UK.
Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" First Week Sales Projections [Update: Jay Gets Platinum Plaque] Jul 9, 2013 at 12:09pm
Jay-Z has already acheived platinum status for Magna Carta Holy Grail, even before the LP dropped with the RIAA changing their regulations to accomodate the legendary rapper.
Although the masses seem to have generally positive things to say about Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, one rapper in particular has voiced his dislike for the project.
Jay Z received his platinum plaque for Magna Carta Holy Grail shortly after the album's release, as the LP was certified platinum upon its release. It was only time before Hov doubled his efforts-- and now he's reached double platinum.
In the first part of Jay-Z's interview with BBC Radio 1, he revealed that two of the tracks from Magna Carta Holy Grail actually date back to the Watch The Throne sessions, and that he and Kanye argued for four days over where they would end up.
If you're as big as Jay Z, you can't get away with uncredited samples, even if they appear on very brief interlude tracks. On Magna Carta Holy Grail's "Versus," which lasts for all of 51 seconds, producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz sampled Swiss musi
Courtney Love Allows Jay-Z To Use Lyrics From Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Jun 21, 2013 at 05:18pm
Jay-Z's upcoming new album was announced basically two weeks prior to its release, which doesn't give much time for promo leading up to it, at least in the usual way of things. Hov and Ye both seem set on doing things differently this time around.
Jay Z has made quite the promotional run in the last few months, and doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon. The rapper called into Big Boy's morning show on power 106 to speak on a variety of topics.
Jay Z's "Tom Ford" off his Magna Carta Holy Grail album thrust designer Tom Ford into the hip-hop consciousness, and the lyrics "I don't pop molly / I rock Tom Ford" became the go-to for those against the molly craze (and those tired of it).
The-Dream showed up on the writing credits for Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail, on both the Justin Timberlake-assisted "Holy Grail," as well as "Heaven", but his contributions have been less recognized as he has not been a visble part of the promotion for the a
As reported by the infallible TMZ, it seems the IRS has hit Roc-a-Fella Records co-founder Dame Dash with a $2.8 million tax lien. Also a co-founder of the Rocawear clothing line, Dash has been open about his financial troubles, having recently stated that he
As reported by TMZ, it seems Jay Z (or his security team, rather) has reached out to a young woman he brought onstage during Thursday evening's "Magna Carter World Tour" performance in Chicago. Although seemingly chosen at random, the individual Hov selected
Jay-Z Says There's "New Rules" While Acknowledging Wale, J. Cole & Kanye West On Twitter Jun 17, 2013 at 02:20pm
This Sunday Jay-Z shook up the rap game when it was announced he'd been releasing a new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, in around two weeks, but first releasing it for Samsung Galaxy users for free on July 4th.
Jay-Z's extended Twitter session the other day revealed a lot of #facts about the rapper, including that there are "6 pieces of art" off Magna Carta Holy Grail.
Jay-Z Previews "Holy Grail" Lyrics Featuring Justin Timberlake [Update: Jay Previews "FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt" Lyrics] Jul 3, 2013 at 09:39pm
Jay-Z continues to do things differently for the rollout leading up to his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail.
As reported by Complex, Roc Nation spokeswoman Jana Fleishman has confirmed that Jay Z will be making a donation to the Marina Abramovic Institute (MAI) in New York. Abramovic is a celebrated Yugoslavian performance artist who was seen pressing her forehea
Dame Dash Praises Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail," But Calls It "Bittersweet" Jul 5, 2013 at 04:25pm
Dame Dash and Jay-Z were an unstoppabled duo for a time. Years have past, and much has changed, but Dame is still impressed by Jay's output, even if it is paired with feelings of regret.
Jay-Z's Samsung app may have got him the platinum plaque he was looking for, but it has also made a lot of users (and Killer Mike) uncomfortable with the data it collects.
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