4:44 is the title track from Jay Z’s 13th studio album. It is an open love/apology letter to his wife Beyoncé and is the 5th track of 4:44. In the song he discusses being a bad husband and the possibility of cheating on her. It samples Hannah Williams & The Affirmations' Late Nights & Heartbreak, another song concerning infidelity, and features vocals by Kim Burrell. The length of the song also, referencing the album and song title, is 4 minutes and 44 seconds. That whole piece of music was created with me knowing: I’m going to make you say it on this song, and this song will be the only song you need to say it on so it wouldn’t turn into a full LEMONADE response album. I boxed all of those parts in and said, here, what are you going do with this? He recorded it at his house with nobody around–on Beyoncé’s mic.
Beyoncé and JAY-Z got married on April 4, 2008, making their wedding anniversary 4/4 every year. The second half of of Bey and JAY’s first daughter’s name, Blue Ivy, can be broken down to ‘I-V,’ which is the roman numeral for 4. In 2011, Beyonce released her fourth studio album, which is titled 4. July 4, 2017 also marks four years since JAY’s last album, 2013’s Magna Carta Holy Grail. And) I woke up, literally, at 4:44 in the morning, 4:44 AM, to write this song. So it became the title of the album and everything. It’s the title track because it’s such a powerful song, and I just believe one of the best songs I’ve ever written. According to RIAA, on July 5, 2017, 4:44 went platinum in sales less than a week after its release.
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4:44 is the thirteenth studio album by American rapper Jay-Z. It was released on June 30, 2017, through Roc Nation as an exclusive to Sprint and Tidal customers. The album is the first in a planned series of music exclusives from the Sprint–Tidal partnership.
Jay Z's thirteenth solo album 4:44 is finally here and it's undeniably refreshing to hear the legendary Brooklyn rapper wax poetic over soulful, crisp production from No . A look through the liner notes reveals No . And how he flipped them over the course of 10 tracks? Truly a work of art. Below are the songs that were used to craft 4:44. Kill Jay Z". Contains sample from the Alan Parsons Project's "Don’t Let It Show"
4:44 isn’t JAY-Z’s Lemonade, a response to Lemonade, or a Lemonade companion piece. The album is certainly built around a betrayal, but his duplicity, the corresponding apology, and his reassessment are vehicles for his own maturation. Before, he was unfadable, the supreme hustler without error. Fatherhood has eroded some of that cool, but 4:44 deconstructs an entire worldview. This is Hov’s gospel, a Shawn Carter retrospective measuring missteps and triumphs, wondering aloud if his work will appreciate in value, and what exactly is worth valuing
Just a few weeks ago, JAY-Z mysteriously started a campaign with TIDAL, with billboards and posters around Manhattan in New York City. The images immediately led many to believe a new project was coming, with various teasers debuted on his music streaming platform. Well, he confirmed that he was releasing an album titled 4:44 – with production entirely from No . In year’s past, the two worked on past classics; but now collaborate on an entire 10-track effort. The thirteenth studio album serves as a follow-up to 2013’s Magna Carta. 4:44 ‘4:44’ is a song that I wrote, and it’s the crux of the album, just right in the middle of the album. And I woke up, literally, at 4:44 in the morning, 4:44 AM, to write this song.
4:44" is a song by American hip hop artist Jay-Z, released as the lead single from his thirteenth studio album of the same name. It was written by Jay-Z and its producer No .
This isn’t a JAY-Z album, this is Shawn Carter's album. And it's one hell of a debut. You don’t want it to end. Jay is giver of gems; there’s a Hov lyric for every situation in life. 4:44 is a mature dad album but from the cool uncle who gave you your first beer and let you drive his BMW before you had your license. This is what Kingdom Come should’ve been, the dad-rap album that’s more introspective and reflective than fighting age and delving deeper into flaunting.