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Jay-Z addresses 'Becky' cheat in new video

By newadmin / Published on Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 14:04 PM / No Comments / 25 views



Jay-Z has addressed his infidelity in a new music video which sees the rapper confessing his sins in church.

It was Jay’s way of closing 2017 in style, with a star-studded short video directed by an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and featuring an all-star cast.

In Family Feud, one of the tracks in the singer’s Grammy-nominated album 4:44, Ava DuVernay directs Michael B Jordan. Jessica Chastain, Thandie Newton, America Ferrera, Brie Larson, Rashida Jones, Mindy Kaling and Rosario Dawson in a Godfather-like tale of love and betrayal.

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The video shows Jay-Z and his daughter Blue Ivy in a church confessional, asking “Becky” to “let me alone” and admitting to “f****** up a good thing if you let me”.

“A man that don’t take care his family can’t be rich,” he sings, as flashes of Al Pacino and Diane Keaton in the Francis Ford Coppola mafia classic interlace with the video.

Jay-Z had already confessed to having been unfaithful earlier this year, but had never mentioned the name “Becky”, which first came to public as part of Beyonce’s Sorry single.

“They sneaking out the back door. He only want me when I’m not there – he better call Becky with the good hair,” the Beyonce song goes.

Beyonce herself features heavily in Jay’s Family Feud, and has shared on Instagram and Twitter photos and clips from the video production.

Jay-Z’s 4:44 is Rolling Stone’s 12 best album of the year and is up for eight Grammy awards, including best album, song of the year and record of the year.

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