Wed 3 Jul 2013
Jay-Z continues with his #NewRules campaign leading up to the release of Magna Carter Holy Grail. On Saturday, Jay and his Roc Nation label conducted a special scavenger hunt across New York City where fans received a limited-edition book detailing the tracklist to his new LP arriving on July 4.
Titles include “Picasso Baby,” “Tom Ford,” “F**kWithMeYouKnowIGotIt,” “BBC,” “La Familia,” and “Jay-Z Blue” on the 13-track project. While no features are detailed, expect production contributions from Timbaland, Swizz Beatz and Pharrell Williams. Thanks to Instagram user SankaCoffee, enjoy your first look at the titles.
UPDATE: After releasing his Magna Carta Holy Grail app last night (download here), Jay-Z previews the lyric sheet for “Holy Grail,” featuring Justin Timberlake. The song is set to be released this Tuesday, June 25.
UPDATE #2: Life + Times has posted the real artwork.
Located in the United Kingdom, The Salisbury Cathedral, home to one of the four surviving original 1215 Magna Carta documents, has become the site which debuted JAY Z’s Magna Carta… Holy Grail album cover art. The installation will be on display at the Salisbury Cathedral Chapter House through the month of July. See the installation below.
JAY Z’s new album Magna Carta… Holy Grail will be available early to eligible Samsung users who have downloaded the #magnacarta app at 12:01 am EST on Thursday, July 4th. [Click here to download the app.] The album will be released globally on July 9th.
UPDATE #3: Now available for pre-order on iTunes overseas, enjoy the official tracklisting which has a new order.
Click below for more photos and the tracklisting….
Jay-Z – Magna Carter Holy Grail (Tracklisting):
1. Holy Grail (Feat. Justin Timberlake)
2. Picasso Baby
3. Tom Ford
4. FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt (Feat. Rick Ross)
5. Oceans (Feat. Frank Ocean)
7. Somewhere In America
11. Part II (On the Run) (Feat. Beyonce)
12. Beach Is Better
13. BBC (Feat. Nas, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Swizz Beatz, Pharrell & Timbaland)
14. Jay-Z Blue
15. La Familia
16. Nickels and Dimes