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 Previews "Holy Grail" Lyrics Featuring Justin Timberlake [Update: Jay Previews "FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt" Lyrics] Jul 3, 2013 at 09:39 PM
Jay-Z continues to do things differently for the rollout leading up to his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail.
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.
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 09:30 AM
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.
Jay Z is continuing with his "New Rules" strategy, and has decided to release his new video on Facebook. We saw photos of Jay and Mark Zuckerberg together a few months back, so this may have something to do with their meeting.
Jay-Z Says There's "New Rules" While Acknowledging Wale, J. Cole & Kanye West On Twitter Jun 17, 2013 at 02:20 PM
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.
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.
Well, we though Jay-Z's "yearly allotment" of tweets was up after the #NEWRULES rant, but it seems like Hov is back on his Twitter tip.
In light of the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay Z decided he would take some time to answer questions from his fans via Twitter. Peep the list of some answers he tweeted out to his fans and maybe you'll learn something new about our good friend Jay.
Jay-Z Talks "MCHG" App, Kanye West's Growth, Almost Signing Lil Wayne, Timbaland & More In Breakfast Club Interview Jul 10, 2013 at 12:05 PM
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 10:27 AM
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 12:09 PM
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.
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
And the Jay-Z content keeps coming. With Hov's album Magna Carta Holy Grail having officially dropped today, the Jay-Z-related posts on the web are at an all-time.
Timbaland Discusses Reconciling With Jay-Z For "Magna Carta", Calls It His Best Album Jul 6, 2013 at 12:16 PM
There were a lot of producers recruited for Jay-Z's latest event-album Magna Carta Holy Grail, but no one is as prominent on the album as Timbaland.
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.
Courtney Love Allows Jay-Z To Use Lyrics From Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Jun 21, 2013 at 05:18 PM
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.
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
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.
Dame Dash Praises Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail," But Calls It "Bittersweet" Jul 5, 2013 at 04:25 PM
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 highly anticipated album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, was supposed to drop at midnight for Samsung users, although a fair share of technical glitches delayed the album's release through the app, which left many users extremely frustrated.
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