Jay-Z Vows To Never Degrade Women In His Music Again
Jay-Z has vowed to never use derogatory terms for women in his music again following the birth of his daughter, Blue Ivy Carter.
The rapper, who welcomed his first child with wife Beyoncé last weekend, has stated in a poem to celebrate the birth of baby Blue Ivy that he will drop the use of 'b*tch' - revealing that his degradation of women in his songs "has passed."
According to NME, Jigga's poem reads: "Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich/ I didn't think hard about using the word b*tch/ I rapped, I flipped it, I sold it, I lived it/ Now with my daughter in this world I curse those that give it."
The hip-hop icon continued: "No man will degrade her, or call her name. I'm so focused on your future, the degradation has passed. I wish you wealth, health and insight. Forever young you may pass. Blue Ivy Carter, my angel."
The Empire State Of Mind hitmaker recently used the cries of newborn Blue Ivy on new song Glory, which charted at No.74 in the Billboard chart, making Jay and Bey's daughter the youngest ever artist to score a hit on the countdown.
Jigga has since taken to Twitter following the birth of Blue Ivy last Saturday (7th January), simply tweeting: "Best week ever."