Jay Z just changed his name again

Jay ZMatt Rourke/AP ImagesJay Z, now JAY-Z.

The hyphen is back in JAY-Z.

Between welcoming the birth of twins with his wife, Beyoncé, and announcing a new album, “4:44,” the rapper also felt compelled to switch up his stage name.

The 47-year-old hip-hop legend will now go by JAY-Z rather than Jay Z, reviving the hyphen that he dropped from his name after the release of his 2013 album “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” Entertainment Weekly reports.

Jay’s new LP, “4:44,” will premiere exclusively on his streaming service Tidal on June 30. 

The album will reportedly have a visual accompaniment, echoing the release strategy of Beyoncé’s previous two “visual” albums, “Beyoncé” and “Lemonade.”

Watch the trailer for JAY-Z’s new album below:

.@S_C_ ‘4:44’ https://t.co/mM3hBjHr84 #TIDALXSprint pic.twitter.com/dZIddQsz5t
— TIDAL (@TIDALHiFi) June 19, 2017

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