Beyonce and Jay Z‘s On The Run tour has officially kicked off and we’re spending our days gorging on morsels from social media — we can’t get enough of the videos and photos everyone is posting from the power couple’s tour. The famously cagey couple has even been showing wedding footage, kept so tightly under wraps until now, to audiences. That inspired us to do some digging, and try to find out as much as we can about the most private public couple in history!
The family that tours together, stays together? Despite being the subjects of tabloid rumors spawning from a late-night elevator ride that will live in infamy, Jay Z and Beyoncé presented a united front during the opening night of their On The Run stadium tour. The couple tore through 43 songs at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Wednesday and showed off adorable, never before seen moments from their wedding day. And Baby Blue was there, too!
Over the past decade, hip-hop record labels have been churning out radio hits, platinum selling albums, and major star power. Some of these already-famous megastars have gotten in on the industry game, founding record imprints of their own! Despite the derisive-sounding tag of “vanity label,” these artist-founded subsidiaries offer up some of the biggest smashes and most important rap releases of recent times.
After a week dominated by speculation around the Carter-Knowles family’s interpersonal drama, Beyoncé and Jay Z want the gossip to stop. The couple released an official statement on the footage obtained from the Standard Hotel elevator, concluding that Solange‘s behavior was not the result of drunkenness and all families have their issues. The claim that Bey, Jay, Solange et al. are “no different” from other families is up for debate.
Speculation has swirled around the Carter-Knowles family in the wake of surveillance video showing a physical altercation between Jay Z and his sister-in-law, Solange Knowles. Now, amid rumors and ridicule (just take a look at the gallery above), Jay, Solange, and Beyonce have released a statement to the Associated Press.
Beyoncé has been in seven feature films to date. Did you remember that The Pink Panther, opposite Steve Martin, was one of them? At least tell me that you recall “Check On It,” a modern day classic featured on the film’s soundtrack? (And if you don’t agree, then who are you?)
It’s another day and the #SolangeGate continues to unfold in unexpected ways. The latest is news that Solange Knowles and Jay Z recently went jewelry shopping in New York City. The news came just a day after video of the singer hitting the rapper leaked to the internet. Apparently it was a seemingly carefully orchestrated PR move that never even happened. Greg Yuna, the owner of the jewelry store, debunked the rumors on The Wendy Williams Show. But that’s not the only crazy development.
The Carter-Knowles clan has always been in the spotlight, but yesterday’s shocking reveal nearly broke the internet. In video obtained by TMZ, Solange is seen going off on her sister’s husband, Jay Z, in the elevator of a Met Gala after party (while Beyoncé stands to the side). We all have occasional familial dysfunction, but the idea that a group generally considered to be perfect, invincible and ***flawless could experience something that intense upended our week and crushed any belief system we had in place. Why, Solange? What did Jay Z say?! Why so still, Bey?!?