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Jay-Z's marriage with Beyonce 'wasn't totally built on truth'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Rapper has released a mini-documentary for his new album '4:44', in which he appeared to confess about rumoured infidelity his wife Beyonce first laid bare on her hit track "Lemonade".

There were reports that the 47-year-old rapper's latest album's track was in response to lines from his wife's 2016 smash hit record, which was about love, infidelity and forgiveness.

Titled "Footnotes for '4:44'", the 11-minute video conversations with celebrities like Chris Rock, Will Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Paul, Jesse Williams, Aziz Ansari, Mahershala Ali and Meek Mill about relationships with women, reported People magazine.

"This is my real life. I just ran into this place and we built this big, beautiful mansion of a relationship that wasn't totally built on the 100 percent truth and it starts cracking. Things start happening that the public can see," explained about his marriage.

"Then we had to get to a point of, 'Okay, tear this down and let's start from the beginning... It's the hardest thing I've ever done," he continued.

discussed the reasons why he played "4:44" for Beyonce before anyone else.

"We just got to a place where, in order for this to work, this can't be fake. Not one ounce. I'm not saying it wasn't uncomfortable because obviously it was," he said.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 14:43 IST