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Jay-Z Talks Keeping Mum About Marriage to Beyonce Knowles

August 9, 2008 (7:24 am) GMT
He told Vibe magazine for its September issue that he's keeping his marriage to Beyonce private as he tend to consider it as "really a part of your life that you gotta keep to yourself."

It's been months since reports on him marrying longtime girlfriend first leaked in April. And has, in a recent interview with Vibe magazine, spoken for the first time about why he and the songbird choose not to talk publicly about their marriage.

Talking about his silence about their marriage to interviewer Elliot Wilson for the September issue of the magazine, the hip-hop star claims it is important for him and Beyonce to keep certain issues of their lives away from the media and public. He says, "That's ridiculous for me to confirm. I don't have ... I'm gonna say, I think that was a ridiculous question. I just think it's really a part of your life that you gotta keep to yourself."

He continues telling Vibe, "You have to, or you'll go insane in this type of business. You have to have something that's sacred to you and the people around you. I shared so much of my life, my childhood, and my family, the death of my nephew with the world. I should have something to hold on to. You need something for your sanity ... to say, Okay, I could chill out, and this is it."

Jay-Z and Beyonce reportedly wed on April 4 in a "very special, very private, very intimate rooftop ceremony" at his New York apartment. Neither him nor his bride has ever actually confirmed the wedding did occur.

Aside from his love life, Jay-Z currently is working on his eleventh album, titled "." He has on Wednesday, August 6 during an appearance at 's Madison Square Garden concert performed a new song, "Jockin' Jay-Z", which is speculated to be one of the tracks from the upcoming LP. No release date has been set for it.

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