Blue Ivy A STAR in the MAKING
WHO|April 5, 2021
BEYONCÉ AND JAY-Z’S ELDEST CHILD IS ALREADY MAKING HER MARK ON THE MUSIC WORLD
Sara Tapia

Her parents might form one of Hollywood’s most influential power couples, but make no mistake, Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s daughter Blue Ivy Carter is already forging her own path in the world of music. The 9-year-old became the second-youngest person ever to win a Grammy Award when her mum scooped the Best Music Video honour for ‘Brown Skin Girl’ – which Blue had lent her vocals to and also appeared in – on March 14.

But it’s not the only accolade she has landed in recent months. Blue’s efforts on ‘Brown Skin Girl’ have also seen her win a NAACP Image Award, a BET Award, and a Soul Train Award. Not bad for someone who hasn’t even been alive for a decade!

It’s clear Blue was destined for stardom from the very beginning. She was first credited on one of her parents’ tracks at just 10 days old – with her rapper turned-music-producer father, 51, recording the sound of Blue crying following her birth to use on his song ‘Glory’. She’s since lent her vocals to five of their solo tracks.

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