By Alyssa Debonair
Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer
Clearly, an artist is the biggest impact on the game when his first album in four years has reshaped the whole culture. The things Jay-Z said on 4:44 still have rappers talking. First, Future came with his response, and then Cam’ron, Snoop Dogg, and 50 Cent all have commentary.
Jay-Z knows how to come back in, at the right times, and shake things up. During his first and second runs at Def Jam, Jay-Z dropped most of his albums in November. However, starting with Magna Carta, Jay-Z has returned to June release dates, just like his debut album.
As expected, Jay-Z quickly received his platinum certification with his new 4:44 album. With his previous album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, he teamed up with Samsung, who purchased 1 million copies of the album at $5 to get him 1 million sales. Now, through his TIDAL venture, and Sprint, he was already platinum, and he was issued his certification this afternoon.
See Roc Nation’s Instagram post about Jay-Z below:
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