There are moments in life when you have to ask yourself if you’re going to risk your integrity for your career. But if you ask Marcy’s son, there’s no such thing.
Jay-Z reportedly declined an invitation to perform during the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show, Blavity reports. The potential reason why? The #NFLBoycott. While he hasn’t released an official statement, there is already widespread support for the decision on Twitter.
During his performance at The Meadows Festival this past weekend, Hov dedicated a song to Colin Kaepernick in solidarity with the former NFL player.
“I want to dedicate this song to Colin Kaepernick tonight,” Jay said between verses. “I want to dedicate this song to anyone who was held back.”
If it’s true that Jay did decline this incredible opportunity, we’re definitely dapping him up for sticking to his morals. Claiming this spot in primetime is typically the chance of a lifetime for an artist, but the chance to take a stance for Black lives is timeless.
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The Carters: Beyonce, Blue Ivy, & Jay Z Take The South Of France
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1. Bey enjoying time with her family in the South of France.
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2. Daddy’s little girl, Blue Ivy Carter
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3. Bey & Jay holds hands in the South of France.
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4. Blue’s getting so tall.
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5. Bonnie & Clyde.
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6. Jay and Bey take their little one on the waters in the South of France.
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7. Blue Ivy gets gangster in Nice on Sunday.
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8. Bey’s waves are spinnning—plus a tiny braid for flair.
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10. Blue asks Grandma Tina “Do you really know how to swim?” as she jumps into the water.
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11. Tina goes in.
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12. “I took a leap of faith, by jumping off the highest third story, on a boat into the ocean,” said Tina.
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13. Tina shows off her amazing cheekbones.
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14. “Sunnin and funnin” with her man.
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15. Getting silly with boo Richard Lawson in the South of France.
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