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Jay Z’s new album to drop on Tidal

Jay Z’s new album, "4:44," will be released June 30 and will be available only to users of the music streaming service Tidal, which the rapper co-owns.
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Jay Z’s new album, "4:44," will be released June 30 and will be available only to users of the music streaming service Tidal, which the rapper co-owns.

NEW YORK — Jay Z’s new album will be released June 30 and will be available only to users of the music streaming service Tidal, which the rapper co-owns.

Tidal announced the news on Twitter early Monday along with a 30-second black-and-white clip from a video of one of the album’s songs, featuring ‘‘Moonlight’’ star Mahershala Ali. The new album is called ‘‘4:44.’’

Tidal was launched in 2015. It is co-owned by Beyonce, Madonna, Rihanna, Kanye West, and other artists. Earlier this year, Sprint bought a 33 percent stake in the service, which has more than 48 million songs and some 175,000 videos.

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The new album is Jay Z’s first CD since ‘‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’’ in 2013. It will be available to new and existing Sprint customers who sign up for Tidal.