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99 Problems But A Baby Aint One! 10 Things You Didnt Know About Dad-To-Be Jay-Z! (Photos)

Jay-Z and Beyonce are expecting a baby!

For us, Beyonce and Jay-Z’s pregnancy announcement is probably bigger news than MTV’s Music Awards (by now does anyone really care about the winners?) and that windmill formerly known as Hurricane Irene this past weekend.

We’re incredibly excited for the happy couple, but as all eyes are going to be on Beyonce and her baby bump in the coming months, we can’t forget to give some love to the dad-to-be, Jay-Z!

This will be the first child for both Beyonce and Jay-Z, who secretly tied the knot back in 2008 after endless years of dating.

Check out our gallery of this legendary rapper and the ten things you probably didn’t know about the proud papa!


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    Jay-Z is good friends with rocker Chris Martin and actor Ralph Fiennes
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    Jay-Z attended the Technical Education High School in Brooklyn, which was also attended by rappers The Notorious B.I.G. and Busta Rhymes.
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    Jay-Z is co-owner of NBA team the New Jersey Nets.
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    Owns a sports bar chain called 40/40, which has locations in New York City, Atlantic City, and Las Vegas.
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    The rapper has often been called "The God MC," which is why he has been called Hova or J-Hova (as in Jehovah).
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    Jay-Z is Beyonce's senior by 11 years.
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    Jay-Z was ranked number 10 on VH1's Greatest Hip Hop Artists Of All Time
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    In 2002, Jay-Z and Knowles collaborated for the song "'03 Bonnie & Clyde". Jay-Z also appeared on Knowles' hit single "Crazy In Love" and as well as "That's How You Like It" from her debut Dangerously in Love.
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    It was controversially announced on February 2, 2008 that Jay-Z would headline the 2008 Glastonbury Festival, becoming the first major hip hop artist to headline the British festival.
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    On September 23, 2010, fellow rapper Q-Tip confirmed working on Jay-Z's follow up album to The Blueprint 3, saying the album was to hit stores by spring 2011. However the album is currently still yet to be released.

 

Photo: PacificCoastNews.com

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