Jay Z's new album '4:44' to drop June 30 on Tidal

Jay Z 4:44

Shortly after welcoming twins, Jay Z confirmed he's releasing a new album, titled 4:44, on June 30.

Jay Z is the proud father of twins, and has just announced a new album.

It was revealed earlier this year that Sprint acquired 33% of the Jay-Z-led Tidal streaming service. That likely means the album will have a strong video component, much as did Lemonade, the "visual album" from Beyoncé. Sprint customers are also being offered six months of TIDAL at no cost.

However, it has now emerged that 4:44 is actually a forthcoming film starring Danny Glover, Moonlight's Mahershala Ali and Lupita Nyong'o. The music in the original ad was the instrumental for a new Jay Z song, "Adnis".


Tidal is partnering with U.S. carrier Sprint, whose customers will be able to enjoy a free six-month Tidal HiFi membership. Here are some of the lyrics: Jay Z is also working with telecommunications company Sprint, which promised a "series of exclusives" from the artist.

"Letter to my dad that I never wrote/Speeches I prepared that I never spoke/Words on a paper that I never read/Proses never penned, they stayed in my head", he raps on the track.

Late Sunday (June 18), he released the latest in a string of trailers for whatever this forthcoming project called "4:44" might be. "4:44" is set to hit Tidal on June 30, 2017. The father of three didn't get inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on a whim, and hopefully there are still some classic bars waiting to be unleashed.

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