In case you didn’t know Jay-Z’s
new album, American Gangster, hit
shelves today. And Jay-Z wants it to
do just that. “Hit the shelves”.

According to Jay-Z,
he feels that American Gangster
should be consumed as a whole; and has decided to pull the new album off Apple’s
popular iTunes music store.

“As movies are not
sold scene by scene, this collection will not be sold as individual singles,”

Jay said via a statement.

The album is still listed in the iTunes store as of today,
but users looking to purchase will receive an error message. For those still wanting a digital download can check for it (in full) at, and