Jay Z announces new album 4:44, teases singlehttp://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music/jay-z-announces-new-alb
Jay Z’s busy summer just got even busier.
Just a day after news broke that he was the father of twins, the rapper announced late Sunday night that his new album will drop on Tidal on June 30.
A short, 30-second video titled “ADNIS” shows “Moonlight” star Mahershala Ali hitting a punching bag held by a trainer, played Danny Glover.
Jay Z announced a new album, 4:44, which will drop June 30.(Matt Rourke/AP)
“Letter to my dad that I never wrote/Speeches I prepared that I never spoke/Words on a paper that I never read/Prose is never penned, they stayed in my head,” Jay Z raps behind the video.
There’s little other information about the album, but the rapper has been teasing fans for weeks with 4:44 ads on music websites and around Manhattan, but wouldn’t reveal what they meant. Pitchfork reported that the trailer is part of a longer film "4:44," that stars Ali, Glover and Lupita Nyong'o.June 19, 2017
Jay Z has several concerts and music festivals booked, including the Made In America fest in Philadelphia on Sept. 2 and 3 and the Meadows Festival at Citi Field on Sept. 15.Tags: jay z danny glover mahershala ali lupita nyong'o Send a Letter to the Editor Join the Conversation: facebook Tweet