Jay-Z Reveals Why He and Beyoncé Named Their Twins Sir and Rumi

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Today in fixing grand mysteries of the universe: Jay-Z has opened up about why he and Beyoncé named their twins Sir and Rumi. 

The revelation got here throughout a dialogue on the Rap Radar podcast on Friday. 

According to the rapper, Rumi is known as after the poet. 


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“Rumi is our favourite poet, so it was for our daughter,” he stated. 

 “He carries himself like that. He simply got here out, like, Sir.” 

A very excellent clarification. 

Jay-Z additionally opened up about spending high quality time together with his new youngsters, born June 13, 2017. 

“I booked the tour for October so I could have at least four months to just really bond and see their fingers and s—t like that,” he stated.


​“I’m just focused on them. I’m not thinking about a show at night or anything like that. That’s why the tour is so far away from the release of the album.”

The album in query is his current four:44, which debuted on June 30, 2017. 

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In the identical Rap Radar dialogue this week, Jay-Z opened up concerning the story behind the freestyle. 

“She bought the headphones and she or he climbed on the little stool, after which she simply began rapping. I used to be like, ‘Oh, s—t.’” 


“She kept doing that ‘boom shakalaka, boom shakalaka.’ I was like, ‘Oh, she understands the concept of a hook,’” he continued.

.“She’s 5, and she understands the concept of a hook. I was like, ‘What the f—k is going on here?’ One of the great memories.”

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