Jay-Z Announces New Album

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01:  Jay-Z attends the "The Great Gatsby" world premiere at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on May 1, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    In terms of overhyped names, Magna Carta Holy Grail is not quite Yeezus, but it’s getting there. During a three-minute long commercial in Game 5 of the NBA playoffs, Jay-Z announced that his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, is coming in July. As part of the deal with Samsung, the album will be available for free for 1 million Android users starting on July 4—then will be available for everyone else three days later. “We don’t have rules, everybody is trying to figure it out,” Jay-Z said. “That’s why the Internet is like the Wild West. We need to write new rules.” The rapper said the album is about “duality,” or “how do you navigate your way through this whole thing, through successes and failures, and remain yourself?”

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