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Jay-Z Stops By NYC’s Hot 97 For An Impromptu Interview With Legendary Disc Jockey Angie Martinez

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Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail has officially been release via retail stores and iTunes. The album moved one-million units before it dropped (via a Samsung app) and according to HDD, MCHG will debut at #1 on Billboard’s charts next week selling an estimated 475-525k copies in its first week in retail stores.

Earlier in the week, the music mogul began his radio run and he stopped by NYC’s Hot 97’s on Tuesday afternoon for an impromptu interview with legendary disc jockey Angie Martinez. Jay-Z spoke on the of making MCHG, having more kids with his wife Beyoncé, his former business partner Damon Dash’s current financial issues, texting President Barack Obama, Blue Ivy, defending Miley Cyrus and much more. Watch some highlights below:

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Jay-Z Receives Platinum Plaque For ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’; The Album Will Move Another 475-525k

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A few days after dropping, the RIAA gave Jay-Z a platinum plaque for his latest offering, Magna Carta Holy Grail. “A million sold before the album dropped,” rapped Jay-Z on “Made In America“. According to HDD, MCHG will debut at #1 on Billboard’s charts next week selling an estimated 475-525k copies in its first week in retail stores.

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Jay-Z continues to set #newrules! Earlier today, Mr. Carter has descended upon Manhattan’s Pace Gallery for a six-hour performance of his single “Picasso Baby“. Some of the footage will be used for an official music visual. The moment draws inspirations from artist Marina Abramovic’s 2010 MoMA exhibition Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present. It is being reported that the visual is being directed by Mark Romanek who also directed Jay-Z’s99 Problem“. Romanek also coordinated the event along with Salon 94. Marina Abramovic, Wale, Jerry Slatz, Judd Apatow and George Condo were in attendance.

You can purchase the album on iTunes.

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Jay-Z, Beyonce & Timbaland Parties In Redhook, Brooklyn For ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Album Release

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Jay-Z released his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail earlier this morning and to celebrate the already platinum-selling album (Samsung brought one-million copies) Beyoncé and Timbaland traveled back to Jay-Z’s hometown (Brooklyn) along with him and partied it up at Liberty Warehouse in Redhook. If you weren’t able to download the album on a Samsung device, you can buy it in stores or on iTunes July 9th. Check out the Caters and music producer Timbaland partying below:

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Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Cover Art, Plus The Original Magna Carta Documents

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At midnight (July 4), Jay-Z (my idol) releases his forthcoming LP, Magna Carta Holy Grail. Today, the music mogul’s Life & Times channel unveiled the album’s official cover art alongside the original Magna Carta documents in the UK. The installation will be display at the Salisbury Cathedral Chapter House through the month of July.

MCHG will be available early to eligible Samsung users who have downloaded the #magnacarta app at 12:01 am EST on Thursday (July 4). [Click here to download the app.] The album will be released globally on July 9th. See the installation below:

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Jay-Z Releases ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Tracklist Via Scavenger Hunt In Brooklyn

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Music mogul Jay-Z continues to make #NewRules! Over this weekend, in his hometown (Brooklyn, NY), the second wealthiest person in Hip-Hop (Diddy is the first), and his Roc Nation imprint hosted a scavenger hunt in BK where fans received a limited-edition black blinder containing the tracklisting to his upcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail which arrives July 4 via Samsung app and July 7 via iTunes and retail. Jay-Z’s longtime producers Timberland, Pharrell, Swizz Beatz and Rick Rubben are confirmed as producers on the 13-track project. Expect a single in the coming weeks.

Click below for the tracklisting….

1. Picasso Baby
2. Heaven
3. Versus
4. Tom Ford
5. Beach Is Better
6. FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt
7. Oceans
8. F.U.T.W.
9. Part II (On The Run)
10. BBC
11. La Familia
12. Jay-Z Blue
13. Nickles & Dimes

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