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BEVERLY HILLS: Singer Beyonce arrives at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Perhaps it's the too-close discomfort of being party to someone else's precious moment, but "Glory," the new Jay-Z single featuring the artist formerly known as baby bump, Blue Ivy, is kind of unsettling. With muffled cooing that sounds like it was recorded in Beyonce utero, the life-creation-rap-revelation gushes like an amniotic fluid-filled cheese ball.
Brand spanking new, the 1-day-old wunderkind can be heard wailing toward the end of the track. The Knowles/Carter combo kid is already embracing her destiny('s child -- yes, there's a line in the song about that...), getting an early jump on recording artist superstardom. Or maybe she'll want to be a professional roller skater. Too soon to tell.
Jay-Z recently showed Los Angeles who its daddy was with a multiple dates Staples Center tour stop on the Kanye West co-headlining concert circus, "Watch the Throne."
Following her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, Beyonce announced her pregnancy by unbuttoning her sequined blazer and rubbing her burgeoning belly. Greeted by cheers from fans and friends alike, Beyonce beamed while delighted hip-hop mogul/husband Jay-Z celebrated the announcement offstage with new best friend and collaborator Kanye West.
High-fives and congratulations flew as Beyonce and Jay-Z shared their personal news with an international crowd. Jay-Z and Kanye also had their own performance, playing "Otis," the first single off their new album "Watch the Throne." It was the first time they've performed a song from the album together live, according to MTV.
Disclosure and engagement between celebrities and their fans is becoming increasingly common, and Jay-Z seems to be embracing that intimacy. Following the August release of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s album “Watch the Throne,” a documentary on the making of this grandiose, highly anticipated collaboration began circulating around the Web and streaming on music blogs.