FIRST LOOK - Jay-Z Premieres New 'Holy Grail' Video Featuring Justin Timberlake
Jay Z is premiering his new video "Holy Grail," featuring Justin Timberlake, exclusively on his Facebook Page today, the only place it will be shared for its first 24 hours of availability. The rapper is the first major artist to release a music video exclusively on Facebook for a full day, according to the social network.
The video is directed by Anthony Mandler and is off of his new album "Magna Carta... Holy Grail", available now on iTunes. http://smarturl.it/JayZMCHGex
Jay-Z has sold 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving seventeen Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all-time, he was ranked #1 by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Two of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996) and The Blueprint (2001), are considered landmarks in the genre with both of them being ranked in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
Jay-Z is the co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of Roc Nation. He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent. As an artist, he holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200 with twelve. Jay-Z also has had four number ones on the Billboard Hot 100, one as lead artist. On December 11, 2009, Jay-Z was ranked as the 10th-most successful artist of the 2000s by Billboard as well as the 5th top solo male artist and 4th top rapper behind Eminem, Nelly, and 50 Cent.
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