The Jay-Z news cycle’s sped up in anticipation of The Blueprint 3, between “Death Of Auto-Tune,” replacing the Beasties at APW, and having MGMT guest on the new LP. Get used to it. And while the auto-tune eulogy came as an early leaked mission statement, it’s the poppy “Run This Town” that figures as the new LP’s first official single. Rihanna’s got the hook, Kanye takes a verse, and to his long list of titles you may now call Jigga “Caesar.” Hear it:
The Blueprint 3 is out 9/11 via Roc Nation/Atlantic.