Jay Z Announces New Album

American rapper, Shawn Corey Carter, known as Jay Z, has announced details of his next album. The album is coming hours after his wife Beyoncé gave birth to twins.

Titled 4:44, the album will drop on June 30 on his streaming service Tidal and US phone network Sprint.

The news broke on Tidal’s official Twitter account alongside a preview of a new track called Adnis.

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure also confirmed the news. In a statement he said: “JAY-Z is a global icon and we’re giving customers an incredible opportunity to be among the first to experience his new album 4:44.”

The news comes after weeks of teasing which saw the numbers “4:44” and the date “6.30.17” floating around online.

Jay Z recently became the first hip hop artiste to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

 

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