Confession: Over breakfast this week we’ve been pretending to rap like Jay-Z in his new song Glory about his new baby Blue Ivy. (Blue Ivy even makes a cameo at the end.) Did you miss it? Here is the song:
The song is so-in-the-moment of new-parent delirium that it’s filled with super personal details from infertility to miscarriage to place of conception. At moments it felt like as a listener I was tip-toeing through a super private moment that I shouldn’t be there for. However, some moments in the rap are so so sappy, that we couldn’t help ourselves from creating song parodies. Here are some of the sappiest lines from the rap: “the beautifulest thing in the world”, “you’re my child with the child from destiny child”.