Magna Carta... Holy Grail
7.3.2013

Jay-Z Unveils ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Album Cover at Salisbury Cathedral

On the eve of his album release, Jay-Z has unveiled the cover for Magna Carta Holy Grail. As part of his “New Rules,” he debuted it in grand fashion at Salisbury Cathedral in the U.K., home to one of the four surviving original 1215 Magna Carta documents.

The installation will be on display at the Salisbury Cathedral Chapter House through July. See pics of the real Magna Carta next to Jay-Z’s below.

On July 4, the first million Samsung Mobile users who download the Magna Carta app will receive the album for free. It will be available to the rest of the world on July 9.

The RIAA has said that it will allow the 1 million Samsung units to count toward platinum certification. However, Billboard and SoundScan will not tally the sales on the charts.

Magna Carta Holy Grail

Magna Carta Holy Grail

Magna Carta Holy Grail

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  • joe

    2013 Grammys – Best Rap Album.

    • ew

      @joe, can it come out first please, groupie?

      • 2bad2bme

        @ew, i think he was implying that the grammys already made that choice being the groupies they are

        • Brandon

          @2bad2bme, Truuuuue lol

      • x

        @ew, lol

    • thedon

      @joe, Nope its probably gonna be good kid, m.a.a.d city

      • michael s

        One word , “YEEZUS” you can’t beat kanye @thedon,

        • Yeezus Christ

          @michael s, Yeezus sucked

      • Nick

        @thedon, BOATS II: ME TIME

        • troof

          @Nick, 2chainz will never win a grammy in his life

    • Jake

      @joe, J. Cole , Born Sinner

      • x

        @Jake, i agree w born sinner. J. cole is owed some statuettes

  • mumi

    He needs to chill.

  • Kyle

    I can’t wait to hear this. I don’t have a Samsung phone so I’ll wait to buy it in a store. Interesting cover by the way…

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  • This rockefeller wannabe

    I aint about to suppport this dude after what he did to the rap game…with his money hungry ass….I hope that digital sales shit back fires on him…

  • ojb

    “The RIAA has said that it will allow the 1 million Samsung units to count toward platinum certification”

    That’s some shady shit… so if soulja boy was able to get apple to buy his albums and pass it out for free he’ll be on top of the charts and go platinum before adele or kanye??..wtf i don’t get it

  • I

    Dope cover. what i like about it is that it doesnt have the title of the album on the cover just the picture speaks for itself, with just Jay Z on the front, boss shit

  • bibi93

    Sympathetic cover