Snoop Dogg says he illegally downloaded Jay-Z's new album

Snoop Dogg says he illegally downloaded Jay-Z's new album

If you missed your chance on Sunday, here's how you can download "4:44" now: Go to and enter the voucher code "SPRINT" along with an email address. "Fans participated, took action, and downloaded Jay-Z's album offered by Sprint", the RIAA said.

In addition, 4:44's platinum certification is JAY's 13th platinum solo album, and to date, he now has more platinum albums than any other hip-hop artist in history.

Not all of 4:44's sale numbers came from Tidal streams.

One equivalent album unit, as recognized by the RIAA, is equal to: one album sale, 10 tracks sold from an album, or 1,500 on-demand audio and/or video streams from an album. It's expected that an audience of millions tuned in There was also a continuous online streaming channel that ran for the day of June 30.

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If you recall, something similar happened with Jay's last album.

This latest achievement makes him the most decorated hip-hop artist of RIAA's Gold and Platinum Program. The album is also yet another installation to his platinum-dominating discography, with the most recent being Magna Carta Holy Grail project, which went platinum in the US on the same day of its release. According to Variety, the move that angered users who signed up for Tidal after the album's release but could not access it, although that decision was reversed and it was made available to all Tidal members on Monday.

On Friday, 4:44 was released exclusively through Tidal and was only available to pre-existing subscribers, as well as Sprint customers.

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