How Jay-Z and Beyoncé use music to control the narrative around their marriage

“No need to ask, you heard about us,” Beyoncé sings in her new joint album with husband Jay-Z, Everything Is Love. And it’s true, we have heard about them. We’ve heard about the intimate details of their marriage, the betrayals and the reconciliation. But that didn’t use to be the case.

For a long time, the question of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s relationship was distinct from the question of their music. There were overlaps, but they were carefully contained, discrete. When one of them released a song about love and infidelity, we...

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By: Vox - Saturday, 16 June

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