Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail app a big problem

 

By Posted 12 Jul 2013, 16:34

The majority of Samsung smartphone owners may have been excited when they heard Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail music album would be free via an app. This certainly didn’t end up the result for a lot of users that hoped to get the album for free in a painless way, but ended up with a lot of problems. Now some sort of hidden agenda is being claimed.

During an interview with a New York radio station, Breakfast Club by Power 105, Jay-Z explained that it was “not cool” that a lot of people couldn’t download his Magna Carta Holy Grail album via the app. You can see that interview in the video below this article.

Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail album should have been up for grabs on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, S4 and S3 thanks to a free app that delivers access to the album. This was part of a deal that reportedly saw Jay-Z receive $5m, although it is clear that Jay-Z is not cool with the result.

The Verge has taken a look at how the so-called “Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail app” gathered data that could be worth a few million. They also ask the question, was this originally the plan from the start? Take a look at their article and the video interview below, and then share a comment with your experience of getting this free album if you were one of those in-line to receive it.

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