JayZ beside real Magna Carta

The real Magna Carta existed centuries before Jay-Z release his powerhouse album Magna Carta Holy Grail.

Earlier this week Jay-Z visited the 898-year-old Magna Carta document at the Salisbury Cathedral in southwest England.

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The Roc Nation rap titan reportedly spend an hour at the cathedral and even met with dean Rev. June Osborne.

Jay-Z with platinum plaque

The 13th Century Magna Carta document marks a time in history when for the first time the King of England power was limit to provide liberties and justice for all.

Jay-Z new album Magna Carta Holy Grail was released on July 9th and has already certified platinum.

The album sold 528,208 copies its first week of release.