Jay-Z Releases New Album ‘4:44,’ Along With Animated Video for ‘The Story of O.J.’

Album released on June 30 can only be streamed on rapper's Tidal service

June 30, 2017 9:12 am
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Jay Z performs onstage during the Puff Daddy and The Family Bad Boy Reunion Tour presented by Ciroc Vodka And Live Nation at Barclays Center on May 20, 2016 in New York City. (Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation )

Today, Jay-Z released his 14th album, 4:44, which will only be available on the rapper’s streaming service Tidal and by Sprint customers—at least for the time being.

Co-produced by the rapper and No I.D. (i.e. hip-hop production vet Ernest Wilson), 4:44 features 10 tracks and a number of guest vocalists, including the always-buzz-worthy Frank Ocean (on “Caught Their Eyes”) and Bob’s youngest son Damian Marley (on “Bam”).

The album’s also a family affair, as the album features guest vocals from Jay-Z’s wife, Beyoncé (“Family Feud”); mother, Gloria Carter (“Smile”); and daughter, Blue Ivy (“Legacy”).

Additionally, the rapper released a complementary animated video to go with the single, “The Story of O.J.,” also on Tidal.

For more on the album, read Rolling Stone‘s roundup on the release.

Watch/listen to “The Story of O.J.” below.

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