JAY Z tops UK album charts for the first time with Magna Carta Holy Grail | News


It seems like it’s twelfth time lucky for Shawn Carter as the rapper and entrepenuer better known as JAY Z has topped the UK album charts his latest album release Magna Carta Holy Grail.

The album which features the likes of Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Rick Ross and Nas with production from Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, Pharrell and more, beat Rod Stewart and Passenger to secure the ever elusive number one spot (despite topping the Billboard charts in the US on several occasions). The Hip Hop icon previous best charting offering was The Blueprint III in 2009which took the number 4 spot (Jay Z’s joint effort with Mr West, Watch The Throne) made it to the number 3 spot in 2011).

Salute to Mr Carter and the whole Roc Nation team on the continued success.

JAY Z also kicked off his joint Legends Of The Summer tour with Justin Timberlake last night at the Wireless Festival in London.

Check out the full setlist SClusively below.