Jay Z’s Album Gets A Release Date, Prepare Yourselves For Stunning Visuals

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The announcement also includes a video for “Adnis” featuring Mahershala Ali.

Jay Z has plenty to celebrate. The twins have reportedly arrived and last week he became the first rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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Now, Hov is preparing to drop his next album, a visual experience titled 4:44

In the newly released trailer, fans see Mahershala Ali shirtless, sweaty (HALLELUJAH!), and boxing. "Adnis" is a play on Adness, the name of Jay Z’s father. An earlier trailer for the album also hints at appearances from Lupita Nyong’o and Donald Glover.

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It was initially believed that the project would be a film. Jay has recently been dabbling in the movie world, teaming up with Harvey Weinstein on a recent Kalief Browder documentary, Time: The Kalief Browder Story, and an upcoming six-part docu-series on Trayvon Martin. 

4:44 is set to drop June 30.

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