Hubby Hov Is GQ’s Cover King: Talks Yeezy’s OCD, His Father And Future Fatherhood

- By Bossip Staff

Jay-Z on Kanye’s obsessing over microdetails during the recording of the album:

“I think he just can’t help himself,” Jay says. “He puts so much into everything, and he’s like, ‘You have to treat it like I treat it.’ It drives you crazy sometimes—like when you’ve put seventy-five versions of a snare on one song and he’s like, ‘No!’ and you’re like, ‘Come on, man.’ ”

…on his father leaving and how that affected him:

“If your dad died before you were born, yeah, it hurts—but it’s not like you had a connection with something that was real,” Jay says. “Not to say it’s any better—but to have that connection and then have it ripped away was, like, the worst. My dad was such a good dad that when he left, he left a huge scar. He was my superhero.”

“[I talked about] what it did to me, what it meant, asked him why. There was no real answer. There was nothing he could say, because there’s no excuse for that. There really isn’t. So there was nothing he could say to satisfy me, except to hear me out. And it was up to me to forgive and let it go.”

…on their (he and wife Beyonce) decision to announce their baby at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards:

“It was actually Bey who wanted to [announce] it,” Jay says. “You want to be in control of your life.”

More quotes on his impending fatherhood when you continue.

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  • Gtfoh

    Good Damage Control Camel

    Not blatant boasting? Yeah right! Listen to the lyrics! Not the bs he kicking in this interview! It WAS boasting. Which is all he does. Talk about how great he is and how everyone else is beneath him.

  • BlackAnastasia

    All people do is glorify Wealth&Materialism.Once god decides to return and Destroy America which will happen,and leave us all broke what good will JayZ status do him then?

  • Lotus

    @ GTFOH & Black Anastasia y’all speaking the truth! I’ve been over JayZ and his big a$$ inflated lips a long time ago!

  • Y'all hatin

    Why leave a comment jus to hate day is so pathetic btw jay look good in fat suit

  • Lotus

    @ Y’all hatin’….. Its cute of u to have JayZ’s back! I’m sure he’ll give u a shout out on his next song! I’m definitely not hatin’ on Jay, and by the way that word is sooo played out. It’s called a opinion and it’s how we feel, no hate, hate is such a strong word! If u are Jay’s biggest fan then good for u, but don’t expect or be surprised that some people don’t feel the same way! Jus’sayin’……

  • Common Cent$

    I get his interpretation of the song I don’t see why people get so bent out of shape this is secular music so they are going to be boastful I’m not saying weather its right or wrong its just a fact a big reason people turn away from god is bcuz of how people talk about him I don’t recall anywhere in the bible that he’s coming back to destroy earth any who I don’t know if he believes in god or not hopefully he does @ topic I think this was a cute interview

  • therealdeal

    That’s amazing how we all read the same things but develop totally different opinions…cause all I got was the guy was happy to finally be a father, amazed cause he got real money, and gave major props to fellow artists.

    It just sounds like broke ppl gon do what broke ppl do best is hate.

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  • Y'all hatin

    @ lotus jus the way u came for me was pathetic ijs stay positive dats all

  • BlackAnastasia

    @Common Cents:What Bible do you read?God speaks of a Mystery Babylon in the bible that will be destroyed for her many Inequities&Sins.That’s America.Do you think God is gonna allow them to get away with the Genocide against his people?Please…

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