Jay-Z announces new album 4:44

Check out a short snippet of new song “Adnis”
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Originally (and mysteriously) marketed as a new Tidal-affiliated film starring Mahershala Ali, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danny Glover, it has been confirmed that 4:44 is also the name of Jay-Z’s new album. (Oh, and the hyphen is back.) The album is Hova’s first new one since 2012’s Magna Carta Holy Grail. It’s out next week on June 30.

Unsurprisingly, 4:44 will be a TIDAL exclusive and released in partnership with Sprint, which is now owns 33% of the streaming service. Details of what that might entail are still forthcoming — though we can safely assume Sprint customers will get it first. 

For now, you can check out a short 30-second clip featuring a boxing Mahershala and a new song called “Adnis”.