American rapper, Jay Z, had in his last studio album, “4:44” revealed he cheated on his wife and mother of three, Beyonce.
However, the Grammy winner has for the first time come out to reveal why he cheated on the superstar singer.
The Hip Hop legend, Jay Z, 47, while in a chat with Dean Baquet from The New York Times, revealed that he was unfaithful with his wife of nine years adding that they both sought therapy to make their marriage work.
Jay Z also opened up on his love-lost friendship with Kanye West.
Jay Z during the chat said: “You have to survive.
“So you go into survival mode, and when you go into survival mode, what happens? You shut down all emotions. So, even with women, you gonna shut down emotionally, so you can’t connect.
“In my case, like, it’s deep. And then all the things happen from there: infidelity,’ he said. Jay also took the time to talk about those scars and how he has faced them with the help of therapy.
“I grew so much from the experience.”
He added: “But I think the most important thing I got is that everything is connected. Every emotion is connected and it comes from somewhere. And just being aware of it. Being aware of it in everyday life puts you at such a … you’re at such an advantage.
“You know, you realize that if someone’s racist toward you, it ain’t about you. ‘It’s about their upbringing and what happened to them, and how that led them to this point. You know, most bullies bully. It just happens. “Oh, you got bullied as a kid so you trying to bully me.” I understand.”