February 26, 2018

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

20 June 2017, 01:38 | Cassandra Thompson

More than a year later, 'Lemonade' still tastes just as sweet

Jay Z Spits New Bars In Latest “4:44” Teaser “Letter To My Dad That I Never Wrote”

Tidal recently announced a deal with Sprint where they will offer exclusive content to Sprint users, this will be the case with the new Jay Z 4:44 album.

To be released on June 30th at 12 AM, the 4:44 exclusive is part of a deal past year that saw Sprint invest $200 million for a 33% share in Jay Z's TIDAL music streaming service.

Jay Z's 4:44 will drop at 12:01 a.m. ET on Friday, June 30, exclusively on Tidal.

The announcement comes after fans have always been speculating that a new album is on the way, especially after posters and online posts saw the numbers "4:44" and the date "6.30.17" everywhere.

Jay Z also released a clip from the film to the beat of his new track "Adnis" on Sunday. The album-and film-are both out June 30.

It's been a big week for Jay Z.

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Fifth place went to 47 Meters Down , the adventures of two sisters who fend off a shark attack after going cage diving. The first two films in the " Cars " franchise have reflected the growing clout of markets overseas .

Tidal was launched in 2015.

At first it will be available "exclusively" to customers of Jay Z's Tidal service and Sprint, to which he sold a share of Tidal in January. Holy Grail, which was released back in 2013, and the 47-year-old has reportedly been working with numerous producers including Swizz Beatz and Zaytoven over the past year.

The Tidal only release of Beyoncé's "Lemonade" album in April 2016, helped to boost the company's visibility, but it faces stiff competition from rivals Spotify and Apple Music.

"Letter to my dad that I never wrote, speeches I prepared that I never spoke", he raps over the solemn production.

But even with the rapid growth worldwide in streaming, Tidal has struggled and remains a small player in a market dominated by Sweden's Spotify.

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