For years, no one really knew anything about the early days of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s relationship. Though the couple has opened up about their romance in the past, they’ve failed to go into detail about their love story.
But in 2018, Jay-Z finally revealed key details about the powerhouse twosome’s relationship in his song “713.” In addition to sharing how they initially crossed path, Jay also revealed a little bit about how their first date went down.
Beyonce and Jay-Z | Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100How did Beyoncé and Jay-Z meet?
In 2018, Beyoncé and Jay-Z surprised fans by dropping their joint album, Everything Is Love, unexpectedly.
After getting over the initial shock of the record’s release, fans spent time analyzing each song intently and learned a few things about Bey and Jay’s relationship along the way.
One track that went into detail about the early days of their romance was the song, “713.” Jay-Z raps about how he met his future wife and even outlined his first encounter with the singer, which took place during MTV’s Spring Break festival in Cancun, Mexico, in March 2000.
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As the lyrics go, Jay-Z kept his distance from Beyoncé during the event, but fate intervened on their flight back to New York City.
“We played it cool at the pool of the Cancun, VMA / Confidence you exude make the fools stay away Me, I played my room, let the fools have they say,” he raps in the first verse.
“Fate had me sittin’ next to you on the plane / And I knew straight away, uh.” he continues. “The next time we would speak was like two years away / You had a man, you shut it down until you two had a break / I bet that dude rued the day.”
Jay-Z and Beyoncé didn’t speak until two years later
Though he had developed a crush on Beyoncé during the festival, Jay-Z didn’t make a move due to her having a boyfriend at the time.
However, after learning that Bey had broken things off with her childhood sweetheart, the rapper didn’t waste time seizing his opportunity.
It wasn’t long before Jay landed an opportunity to take Beyoncé out on a date. But instead of it just being the two of them, …
Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet