Despite what he may say in "Empire State of Mind" about his proud NYC roots, Jay-Z is apparently packing up Beyonce and Blue Ivy and hightailing it to Southern California. In fact, it looks like Brooklyn's First Family has already departed. According to TMZ, Jay-Z and Beyonce have already enrolled baby Blue in a fancy $15,000 a year private school and are living out of a Beverly Hills hotel while they shop for real estate. Wait, does anyone find it odd that they didn't already own at least some piece of property in L.A.?
The couple is reportedly after a "change in lifestyle," but who knows? Maybe this year the harsh winter finally got to them. Of course, they're not the first famous people to make the cross-continental move, but still. Some might argue Jay-Z represents a certain New York-ness, a quintessential Brooklyn pride, so yeah, this one might sting a little more. We're here if you need to talk about it.
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