Magna Carta... Holy Grail
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||ExplicitHoly Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake)||JAY Z||5:38||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPicasso Baby||JAY Z||4:05||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTom Ford||JAY Z||3:09||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitF*ckwithmeyouknowigotit (feat. Rick Ross)||JAY Z||4:03||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOceans (feat. Frank Ocean)||JAY Z||3:58||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitF.U.T.W.||JAY Z||4:02||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSomewhereinamerica||JAY Z||2:28||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCrown||JAY Z||4:33||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHeaven||JAY Z||4:03||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVersus||JAY Z||0:51||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPart II (On the Run) [feat. Beyoncé]||JAY Z||5:33||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBeach Is Better||JAY Z||0:55||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBBC||JAY Z||3:12||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJAY Z Blue||JAY Z||3:50||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLa Familia||JAY Z||3:33||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNickels and Dimes||JAY Z||5:03||$1.29||View in iTunes|
With ominous piano notes and a pleading vocal from Justin Timberlake, “Holy Grail” opens Magna Carta… Holy Grail with force, reintroducing JAY Z like he never left. Though the release of Magna Carta… Holy Grail seemed somewhat spontaneous, its opening track and the Frank Ocean–highlighted “Oceans” were started two years before its 2013 release, showing Hov's skills as a tactician. Songs like “Jay Z Blue” (an ode to his daughter) and “Part II (On the Run)” (a continued tale of love with wife Beyoncé) show a more mature artist. And songs like “Tom Ford” and “Picasso Baby” bring a jolt of new energy that gives the album a signature bounce.
Had a few good songs, but over hyped.
Had some nice beats, but overall the lyrics weren't what Jay Z is capable of. I'm not one who would diss the Hova's flow, but it wasn't all there either. Not bad, but not good either. Just didn't live up the hype it had.
He could do better
I am Hova's biggest fan....and words cannot express my disappointment in this album. Barely listenable. And for the record I enjoy all of his older pieces.
Born: December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, NY
Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s