Remarkably, they didn’t win, but her talent continued to shine—and by 1997 Destiny’s Child was born.Around the same time Beyoncé was hitting it big, Jay-Z—born Shawn Corey Carter in 1969—was releasing his first solo CD, “Reasonable Doubt,” which began a string of platinum multi-million selling albums.“I was going to have to go through some things, and they were preparing me,” he told MTV, adding that his daughter doesn’t have to be tough.“She has to love herself, she has to know who she is, she has to be respectful and be a moral person.” Still an active rapper and producer, Jay-Z said he was less motivated to make music after the birth of Blue Ivy, telling MTV, “I just really want to hang out with her.The "Case of the Ex" singer strongly refuted these claims.
Beyoncé and Jay have been together for 14 years, an absolute eternity in the world of celebrity relationships."Never did, never was, never will," the pop star said about her rumored affair with the "99 Problems" rapper, after she was asked about the gossip on Instagram."Heard you and Jay Z had an 11-year affair," the fan wrote Thursday. " A recent blind item suggested Beyoncé's husband has been secretly dating - and financially supporting - Mya for years.In the music world, THE super couple—now married for nearly five years—is Mr. Carter, better known to millions of fans as Beyoncé and Jay-Z.
It’s hard to say which of these talented artists is the bigger star, but it’s easy to see how they wound up together.
Their creative talents finally merged in 2003 with the release of Jay-Z’s song “’03 Bonnie & Clyde,” featuring Beyoncé.