Few albums go platinum nowadays. But, Jay-Z will have a new platinum album before his new release officially goes on sale.
Samsung will give away the new Jay-Z album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, before it goes on sale to their customers. The company has already purchased 1 million copies of the new album, making it a platinum record.
The company bought the albums for $5 a piece, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Jay-Z broke the news about the new album in a lengthy Samsung commercial that aired during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night.