Jay Z Hovs new album "4:44" will be out on June 30

This will be Jay Z’s first since 2013's "Magna Carta Holy Grail." It comes after his Barack Obama-approved induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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After a numerous weeks of speculation, everyone’s guess have been confirmed: Jay Z's 13th solo album, 4:44, will be released on Friday, June 30.

The announcement was made through a press release and Twitter, shortly after midnight Sunday. The album will be available exclusively to Sprint customers and subscribers of TIDAL, Jay Z's streaming service.

 

Jay Z first began to drop hints when mysterious ads began to show up on music sites and around New York City.

A few days later, during Game 3 of the NBA Finals, a commercial aired that showed the same 4:44 logo with a video clip of Mahershala Ali, Danny Glover and Lupita Nyong'o, along with confirming that Tidal and Sprint were the hosts for whatever the project was.

Now, it appears that the film project with Ali, Glover, Nyong'o will either be a music video or full film to accompany the project, like Beyonce's Lemonade.

 

Over the weekend, Tidal re-released that same ad. The music in the original ad was the instrumental for a new Jay Z song, "Adnis."

The newly-released version of the ad has Hov briefly presenting the song as an unwritten letter to his estranged father Adnis Reeves; Reeves abandoned the family when Jay Z was 11, and the two mended their differences before Reeves died.

This will be Jay Z’s first since 2013's "Magna Carta Holy Grail." It comes after his Barack Obama-approved induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.