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Samsung and Jay-Z Announced "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Album Launch Info

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If you were too emotional drained from Game 5 of NBA Finals last night, you might have missed this interesting announcement by during the commercial break. Sponsored in part by electronic giant Samsung, Jay-Z gave an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the creative process of Magna Carta Holy Grail, his twelfth studio album. Filmed during a recording session with contributors Swizz Beatz, Pharrell Williams, along with super producer Rick Rubin and Timbaland at the sound table, the 3-minute long video also briefed on how fans can get Magna Carta Holy Grail for free. If you happened to be a Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy S 4, or Samsung Galaxy Note II user, download a custom Magna Carta Holy Grail mobile app through Google Play starting on June 24th. The first 1 million downloads will receive Magna Carta Holy Grail free on July 4th at 12:01 am EST. The app will also unlock the album for purchase download, 3 days before the official launch. For more details on how to participate, check out In the meantime, see the exclusive video after the jump...

Release Dates:
June 24th, 2013 (Monday) - Magna Carta Holy Grail mobile app
July 4th, 2013 (Thursday) - Magna Carta Holy Grail