The hand-painted ceilings and exquisite interior of the Hammerstein Ballroom were transformed into a veritable Roman Coliseum last Saturday, as Glory, one of the world’s pre-eminent kickboxing circuits, came to New York City.
There were no lions, whips or chariots, but there was plenty of hand-to-hand combat. In addition to five “superfights,” a series of between-round bouts, Read More
Two days after the arrival of their newborn child, Jay-Z and Beyonce would probably like nothing better than to go home, curl up with Blue Ivy Carter (or Babyonce, as we’re calling her), and sleep for a week. Alas, the downside of fame is that the press will not leave you alone until you hand them your first child. Literally. Well, okay, not literally. But the duo had to spend all day in front of the cameras, talking to the press, and avoid tabloids trying to negotiate the price for a cover shoot featuring their infant child. (And of course, Gwyneth Paltrow was one of the first celeb “friends” to tweet congrats to the couple and clear up confusion about the baby’s name…now will Jay please do an album with her???)
Good thing that Jay-Z is such a slick guy: not only did he and Beyonce release a statement about their bundle of joy, but he managed to tie her into marketing for his website with a song he put up exclusively on Life + Times.
“Glory (featuring B.I.C)” is a new single dedicated to Blue Ivy. Listen below.