Jay-Z on the ‘gram

Jay-Z leaves Manhattan Supreme Court on Oct. 29 in Manhattan, New York. Barry Williams/New York Daily News/TNS

Jay-Z has had a change of heart when it comes to social media.

The recently inducted internet-averse Rock & Roll Hall of Famer has finally joined Instagram.

On Tuesday night, Jay-Z (whose given name is Shawn Corey Carter) sent his first post on the Facebook-powered, photo-centric platform with poster art for “The Harder They Fall,” the Netflix film he co-produced starring Idris Elba, Regina King, Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, Edi Gathegi and recent Academy Award nominee LaKeith Stanfield.

The Brooklyn-born hip-hop mogul has two songs on the movie’s soundtrack: “King Kong Riddim,” featuring Jadakiss, Conway The Machine and BackRoad Gee and “Guns Go Bang” with Kid Cudi.

The opus, released through Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Records, also boasts contributions from Lauryn Hill, CeeLo Green, Laura Mvula, Koffee and Seal.

Less than 24-hours of joining Instagram, the “Encore” rapper was quickly followed by over 2 million people.

Jay-Z, however, only has one person he’s following; his wife Beyonce, who has 216 million followers.

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