When Beyoncé released her album Lemonade in 2016, the world waited to see how Jay-Z would respond. She wrote the album to vent her feelings about her husband’s infidelity, a subject that can be taboo.
To many people’s surprise, Jay took full responsibility for his actions. He had evolved into a man who can to express his feelings and take responsibility for his actions. He has also taken responsibility for hurting his wife and disrespecting their marriage.
Jay-Z’s intentional turn away from the toxic masculinity that characterized his earlier work could help men who regard his past lyrical exploits as life manuals. Jay has changed his ways, and he wants other men to follow his example.
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