JAY-Z Reveals Why He and Beyoncé Chose a Names Rumi and Sir for Their Twins

JAY-Z and Beyoncé had good reasons for a names they chose for their baby twins, who were innate in June.

The “Empire State of Mind” rapper, 47, non-stop adult on Friday to Rap Radar hosts Elliot Wilson and Brian Miller about how he and a “Formation” singer, 35, came to select a names Rumi and Sir .

“Rumi is a favorite poet, so it was for a daughter,” he shared. “Sir was like, man, come out a gate. He carries himself like that. He only came out, like, Sir.”

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The father of 3 also suggested how a couple’s firstborn, 5-year-old daughter Blue Ivy, finished adult rapping a freestyle on his new album, 4:44, while they were in a recording studio together.

“She got a headphones and she climbed on a small stool, and afterwards she only started rapping,” JAY-Z said. “I was like, ‘Oh, s—.’ we haver [her full freestyle] on my phone. Five minutes! Five mins of her doing that.”

He also overwhelmed on a offshoot that went viral after a strain was expelled in early July.

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“She kept doing that ‘boom shakalaka, bang shakalaka.’ we was like, ‘Oh, she understands a judgment of a hook,’” he said. “She’s 5, and she understands a judgment of a hook. we was like, ‘What a f— is going on here?’ One of a good memories.”

Besides articulate about his oldest daughter’s song skills, a Grammy Award leader pronounced his family will be fasten him on tour.

“I requisitioned a debate for Oct so we could have during slightest 4 months to only unequivocally bond and see their fingers and s— like that,” he said.

“They’ll be with me [on tour] anyway, though I’m only saying, like, [I needed] a space where I’m not doing anything,” he continued. “I’m only focused on them. I’m not meditative about a uncover during night or anything like that. That’s because a debate is so distant divided from a recover of a album.”