It is a well-known fact that before Jay-Z became one of the top rappers on most people’s list of favorites, he was a drug dealer. He lent his voice and some of his greater knowledge about that hustle to a New York times op-ed piece in a four minute long narration about the United States’ war on drugs, which has incarcerated millions of people unfairly since the 70s.
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The Carters: Beyonce, Blue Ivy, & Jay Z Take The South Of France
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1. Bey enjoying time with her family.
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2. Daddy’s little girl, Blue Ivy Carter
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3. Bey & Jay holds hands in the South of France.
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4. Blue’s getting so tall.
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5. Bonnie & Clyde.
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6. Jay and Bey take their little one on the waters in the South of France.
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7. Blue Ivy gets gangster in Nice on Sunday.
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8. Bey’s waves are spinnning—plus a tiny braid for flair.
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10. Blue asks Grandma Tina “Do you really know how to swim?” as she jumps into the water.
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11. Tina goes in.
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12. “I took a leap of faith, by jumping off the highest third story, on a boat into the ocean,” said Tina.
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13. Tina shows off her amazing cheekbones.
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14. “Sunnin and funnin” with her man.
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15. Getting silly with boo Richard Lawson in the South of France.
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