Blue Ivy Carter has narrated the ‘Hair Love’ audiobook.
The eight-year-old daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z has launched her career in a big way with the audiobook venture, which sees her narrate the story which was originally an Oscar-winning animated short film of the same name by Matthew A. Cherry.
Matthew announced the news on Monday (09.11.20), with a nine-second video clip shared to Twitter, in which Blue Ivy could be heard introducing the story.
She said in the snippet: “Dreamscape presents ‘Hair Love’, by Matthew A. Cherry. Narrated by Blue Ivy Carter.”
‘Hair Love’ is a short story, and tells the tale of an African-American father trying to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.
The audiobook is four minutes long, and is available through Audible.
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Meanwhile, Blue Ivy’s mother, Beyoncé, recently said she “understood her power” once she became a mother.
The ‘Formation’ hitmaker – who also has three-year-old twins Rumi and Sir with Jay-Z – admitted motherhood has been her “biggest inspiration”, and said she wants her children to grow up feeling “truly seen and valued”.
She explained: “Something cracked open inside of me right after giving birth to my first daughter. From that point on, I truly understood my power, and motherhood has been my biggest inspiration.”
“It became my mission to make sure she lived in a world where she feels truly seen and valued. I was also deeply inspired by my trip to South Africa with my family. And, after having my son, Sir Carter, I felt it was important to uplift and praise our boys and to assure that they grow up with enough films, children’s books and music that promote emotional intelligence, self-value and our rich history. That’s why the film is dedicated to him.”
Author: BANG Showbiz