Jay Z is looking for a big fat bus to thrown Beyonce under. I’d say he’s doing pretty good.


from http://www.vulture.com/2017/07/jay-z-marriage-beyonce-footnotes-for-4-44.html

In yet another confessional addendum to one of his music videos, Jay-Z has released “Footnotes for 4:44” days after he shared the video for his new album’s title track.

Like his “Footnotes for the Story of O.J.,” the video features a number of interviews with famous men of color — Chris Rock, Will Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Paul, Jesse Williams, Aziz Ansari, Mahershala Ali, Lil Rel, Meek Mill, and more — about toxic masculinity, black love, and relationships with women. It’s an especially eye-opening account from Jay-Z about the emotional toll the near-dissolution of his marriage to Beyoncé took on them both and what led to their breaking point, without getting into specifics.

“This is my real life. I just ran into this place and we built this big, beautiful mansion of a relationship that wasn’t totally built on the 100 percent truth and it starts cracking. Things start happening that the public can see,” he says. “Then we had to get to a point of ‘Okay, tear this down and let’s start from the beginning … It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done.”

Jay-Z on Marriage to Beyoncé: It Wasn’t ‘Built on the 100 Percent Truth’

“We just got to a place where in order for this to work, this can’t be fake. Not one ounce.”


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