Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail will drop on July 7th.  Why would this be important to rock listeners such as yourself? 

Because he uses lyrics from Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit." 

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He went ahead and used them on his own without permission, which apparently upset Courtney Love.  However, all has been smoothed over according to Love.  She told Huffington Post that he has since asked for permission and that the business side has been taken care of.  She also remarked that "Jay-Z's huge and we're friends."


I have my doubts that they are friends.