On this day, April 4th, in hip-hop history…
2008: Jay-Z and Beyonce started dating 10 years ago. Today marks half a decade of martial bliss.
The musical power couple has been married for five years—a huge accomplishment for celebrities in the public eye. Their strong bond has translated into their careers, where the two have shown no signs of slowing down. For Jay, he’s scored another huge hit with Justin Timberlake on “Suit & Tie,” and is planning the “Legends of Summer” tour with him in a few months. For Bey, she’s prepping her next album, her “Mrs. Carter” tour, and kickstarting her “Live For Now” Pepsi campaign.
That’s the tip of the iceberg, too. Jay’s got a new song, “100$ Bill,” which will appear on the upcoming soundtrack The Great Gatsby. His wife has got the Internet talking today with “Grown Woman,” her latest anthem portraying her hyper-confident attitude. As long as they remain everyone’s favorite couple, we’ll continue to cherish their moments.
To show how much they love each other, read this heartwarming comment from Beyonce to Jay-Z.
“We have been together since I was 20 years old. We took our time and developed an unbreakable friendship before we got married. I admire his ability to inspire others. To me, Jay represents the American dream. Jay’s music has helped define our generation. All that he has overcome and worked to achieve gives millions hope that they can become whatever they want to be. I respect him so much; he is a great man and a great artist.”