When Jay Z first saw Beyoncé

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Jay-Z attend the European Premiere of Disney's "The Lion King" at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)

Imagine how it would be if we did not have Jay Z and Beyoncé as a couple? Close to two decades since they started dating, they’ve revealed juicy details concerning their relationship journey through their music singles and albums. Here is a detailed timeline of Jay Z and Beyoncé’s relationship.

First Meeting

The music power couple has revealed very few details of how they first met. However, in 2008 Beyonce mentioned that she first encountered Jay Z when she was 18 years old. They sat together on a plane heading to the MTV Spring Break festival in the year 2000. Jay Z also confirmed this encounter in his song titled, “everything is love” released in 2008. In the song, Jay mentions that fate brought them to sit together on the plane, and he knew straight away that they would have a future together.

First Date

Although the couple oozed chemistry during the Spring Break festival, they would not go on a date until a year later. They, however, did maintain a strong friendship, constantly talking on the phone during that year. They went on their first date at the renowned Nobu restaurant. Jay Z sings about this date as the first foolish mistake he made because he brought a male friend. He explains this in the song “everything is love” mentioned above.

First Song Together

Luckily, the spark between Beyonce and Jay Z was great enough to overcome his “first foolish mistake.” They recorded and released their first song together “Bonnie and Clyde” in 2002. This song had all the signs of a sprouting romance.

When Jay Z first saw Beyoncé

Stronger Hints

Shortly after their first song together, the couple began dropping more hints such as their next song titled “crazy in love.” The song had revelations of their affection through lyrics like, “your love’s got the best of me.” “Crazy in love” was so powerful that it rewarded the couple with a Grammy award in 2004. “Crazy in love” was like the first stake to winning a jackpot from bestuk.casino.


Although by 2004 Beyoncé and Jay’s relationship was public knowledge, they went ahead to confirm their couple status by making their red carpet debut at the MTV Video Music Awards later that year.

Wedding Bells

The couple went on with their discrete love life far from publicity until 2006 when Beyonce dropped a hint during an interview with Cosmopolitan saying that she had wedding fever after attending her sister’s wedding. On April 4th, 2008, Jay and Beyonce would wed privately without their fans knowing even if they were engaged.

When Jay Z first saw Beyoncé

Blue Ivy Carter

During her performance at the VMA awards in August 2011, Beyonce announced that she was pregnant while singing “love on top.” The power couple had their firstborn, Blue Ivy Carter, on January 7th,2012.


Like all relationships, Beyonce and Jay Z faced serious problems that involved cheating, separation, and rumors of divorce. They expressed their frustrations through songs like “hold up.”


The couple would later reconcile and welcome twins in June 2017.


you may like

Scroll to Top