Jay-Z Reveals He Had to Learn How to Swim After Blue Ivy Was Born

Jay-Z says his daughter Blue Ivy’s arrival was all the prompt he needed to finally learn how to swim.

The rap mogul revealed this while making a recent appearance on HBO’s The Shop: Uninterrupted, noting that learning how to swim would make him a better protector.

“I didn’t learn how to swim until Blue was born,” he said about being a father. “There goes everything you need to know. This is a metaphor for our relationship. If she ever fell in the water and I couldn’t get her, I couldn’t even fathom that thought. I gotta learn how to swim. That’s it. That was the beginning of our relationship.”

And he said a lot more.

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