Jay-Z Releases Visual For The Track “Smile”


The King of all things, Jay-Z released three new visuals from his album 4:44 on Tidal yesterday.  One of the videos on including Smile, a dynamic story of his mom Gloria Carter as a closeted lesbian.The short film shows a young Shawn Carter being raised by his single mom in the Brooklyn projects.

Jigga revealed in the lyrics of Smile that his mother is a lesbian when he released 4:44 over the summer.


As well has having to deal with poverty and being a sole parent, his mother is seen silently dealing with having feelings for another woman, which she neither can never fully act upon.

Below: Gloria Carter reciting a poem.



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