Has Samsung essentially given up on selling its Galaxy phone based on its mobile merits?
Sunday night during the NBA Finals, the company deeply buried an advertisement in a three-minute long commercial for Jay-Z and friends to announce his new album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail."
One might be thinking, "Isn't Jay-Z retired from rapping?" Ah well, either way the album will drop on Independence Day — and who can quarrel over the American dream?
Samsung has agreed to purchase one million copies of "Magna Carta Holy Grail" and distribute them days before the album's July 4 release to users of the Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S 4, and Galaxy Note II. That mean's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" had already gone platinum before it was announced.
If you want a sneak preview of the new album — or you've always wanted to see behind-the-scenes footage of Rick Rubin napping — here's the commercial: