Jay-Z just confirmed the birth of his instantly famous child Blue Ivy Carter, born to his wife Beyoncé this weekend, in the best way he knows how: a song. "Glory", released on his web site Monday, makes cooing over one's infant daughter seem somehow cool. "Baby I paint the sky blue, my greatest creation was you." We melt. Some of the lyrics are a little silly, ("You're my child of a child from Destiny's Child" is lame, admit it.) But you can't criticize Jay-Z for feeling cheesy this week. The verses get personal, and seem to tell the story of a couple struggling for a long time to get pregnant, ("Last time the miscarriage was so tragic/We was afraid you'd disappear/But nah baby you magic") which we don't think they've ever been public about before. Also, the backtrack has a sample of a baby's cry, and we're hoping it's his daughter's, because that would mean that this child waited only two days before becoming the recording artist star we all knew she would be. Give it a listen here.
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