Jay-Z Says He Won’t Use the B-Word Following Birth of Daughter

Jay-Z is becoming more responsible with his lyrics now that Blue Ivy Carter is here.

According to NME, the Brooklyn MC has vowed not to use the word “Bitch” anymore now that he’s the proud parent of a baby girl —at least that’s what he expressed via a poem he recently wrote.

In the poem, Hov writes, ”Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich/I didn’t think hard about using the word bitch/I rapped, I flipped it, I sold it, I lived it/Now with my daughter in this world I curse those that give it.

No man will degrade her, or call her name,” he continues. “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.”

Blue Ivy is not only changing her father’s views, she also changed Billboard stats, becoming the youngest person ever to be credited on a chart just last week, according to Billboard.com.

The daughter Jay-Z and Beyoncé birthed on Saturday (January 7) became the youngest person to receive credit for a charting song as her wailing cries appear on Jay’s recently-released track, “Glory.” Billed as “featuring B.I.C.,” the abbreviation of Blue’s full name, “Glory” entered the Jan. 21 R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart at No. 74, the highest new entry on the chart this week. —Mariel Concepcion (@mceezy)

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  • http://dssence.net D.Scott

    He referred to Beyonce as a bitch a few times on WTT, but I guess his daughter changes things…

  • snick187

    This is corny. He got a mom and a wife and a sister. it was cool for him to say it then. Now he has a daughter and its not cool anymore. Lame. He’s been acting like he is the first person to ever have a kid

  • o.skino

    I always thought subtracting a commonly used word from a rappers vocabulary was a hard thing to do. But if Eminem can drop thousands of joints without using the word “Ni**a”… Jay-Z will be aight without the word B*tch. (i think it’s praiseworthy, but i also feel it’s kinda stupid) Sure u can stop using the word B*tch… but i guess one can continue rappin bout killin ni**as, money, cash, hoes & and drug deal’n. But hey, whateva… i’m broke, Jigga’s a half’a billi!!! lol

  • keator

    Hov has become a bitch and its saddens me…

    Nas verse on Triple Beam Dreams proves again he is on another level Hov will never reach.

    • Mutada Mullah Atari

      Nominate this for best comment of the day. My father is in the ER and I will be leving work in 14 min to go see him. This made me smile. Thanks

  • black jesus

    the camel is corny as fuck for this, but if hes gonna bitch out (no pun intended) then he should go the whole way like stop using the n word since his daughter is black, or even cut out all the curses and drug references in his music.

  • this story is fake

    Try to actually confirm a story with a publicist before you print it. This story has been debunked already. Released a poem? Seriously? Jay has been on wax for 25 years now and you think he’s going to make an announcement by released a poem? LMAO. He would rap it or say it in an interview, what is this poem tomfoolery about?

  • RapMusic25

    Thats corny as hell.What about n***er,hoes,motherfucker….Bitch aint even that bad of a word compared to those.Anyway,i agree with those above about im stop saying it because he has a daughter.So if he got a boy he would continue to use it? Lol

  • http://xxlmag.com ruckus

    Co-sign w/snick187. Dude has a moms and a sister & it was cool 4 him to say it back then? WTF man. Maybe those skinny jeans subdued his manhood.