Jay - Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, out July 4, will almost definitely not be anywhere near the best rap album of , but it's just about. "Holy Grail" by Jay - Z feat. Justin Timberlake sampled Nirvana's " Smells Like Teen Spirit ". Listen to both songs on WhoSampled, the ultimate database of. New Jay - Z Song 'Holy Grail' Borrows Lyrical Inspiration From Nirvana's ' Smells Like Teen Spirit '. By Mary Ouellette June 25, AM. SHARE · TWEET.