JAY-Z’s new album 4:44 is out now, available exclusively on TIDAL and Sprint before arriving to other streaming services this Friday (Jul. 7). Physical copies of the Brooklyn MC’s 13th studio LP are also expected to hit stores on the same day. On Monday (Jul. 3), JAY-Z released Episode 1 of Footnotes For The Story Of O.J in support of the new album.

The 8-minute clip features commentary from JAY-Z, Will Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Rock, CNN’s Van Jones, Trevor Noah, Mahershala Ali, Michael B. Jordan, and more discussing race relations and social injustice across the nation. The clip ends with a teaser of the upcoming “4:44” music video, set to premiere on Friday at 4:44 p.m. EST.

Watch below.

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