11 Scandals & Secrets Involving Jay Z & Beyonce!
Jay Z and Beyonce are two of the most powerful individuals in the music business. They have been together for over a decade and have weathered a number of different storms. Since these two are notoriously private, it’s rare for them to comment on rumors, which just fuels speculation even more. Since these two have been back in the news since the Met Gala, here are 11 secrets and scandals involving Jay Z and Beyonce!
11. Jay Z Shoots His Brother
When he was only 12-years-old, Jay Z shot his older brother. According to the rap mogul, his brother – who was addicted to crack at the time of the shooting – had stolen a ring from Jay Z. His older brother didn’t end up pressing charges and ended up apologizing to Jay Z for his addiction when he was in the hospital. The rapper grew up in a housing project in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn where guns where everywhere.
10. Jay Z – The Drug Dealer
Jay Z – who is now one of the richest men in the music industry – has said that he acquired his business skills from his time as a drug dealer on the streets of New York City. According to the hip hop mogul, he sold crack cocaine back in the ‘80s, which equipped him with the necessary skills to succeed in life. “I know about budgets. I was a drug dealer. To be in a drug deal, you need to know what you can spend, what you need to re-up,” the rapper said.