Jay-Z Celebrates Blue Ivy's Birthday With Animated Music Video for 'Blue's Freestyle'
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The Maurice Taylor-directed visuals sees Blue donning a tutu and ballet slippers as she grabs a mic and starts spitting her bars.

AceShowbiz - %cJay-Z% has his own way to celebrate his daughter %cBlue Ivy%'s sixth birthday. The "Family Feud" rapper unveiled on Sunday, January 7 an animated music video for "Blue's Freestyle", which is the bonus track off his latest album "4:44".

The playful visuals, which was directed and animated by Maurice Taylor, takes place at a talent show in Taylor Hall, where Blue is seen donning a tutu and ballet slippers for her recital. Classic ballet music plays in the background as she makes her way to the stage and starts dancing normally. However, Blue suddenly grabs a mic and starts rapping, shocking the audience.

"Everything everything this my only single thing/ Everything I hear is my answer/ And if you think I say, then innocent if I say?" she adorably rhymes. "I never hear that, I be in the posse/ Never seen a ceiling in my whole life/ Everything I seen, everything is rotten."

Viewers also get to see Jay-Z and wife %cBeyonce Knowles% on the clip, looking momentarily shocked at their daughter. When they realize that Blue is having fun showing off her rapping skill, the couple smiles and bobs their head with joy and pride for their oldest daughter. Blue's siblings, Sir and Rumi, also make a cameo appearance on the visuals, cheering for their sister from the crib.

The visuals for "Blue's Freestyle" follows the rapper's "Family Feud" music video, which starred a bunch of notable actors such as %cMichael B. Jordan% and %cJessica Chastain%. Blue also made an appearance on the clip, playing President of the United States of America in 2050 and was surrounded by strong women in the office.

Ava DuVernay, the director of the star-studded visuals, shared on Twitter some behind-the-scenes pictures of the music video filming. "The first scene focuses on errors," she wrote along the pics. "All families hurt each other. Mistakes are made. Expectations unmet. Jealousies fester."

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