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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 October 2018

Beyonce and Jay-Z release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

The nine-track album features a shout-out from the couple's daughter Blue Ivy

Jay-Z and Beyonce have released a surprise joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout-out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings. Andrew Harnik / AP Photo
Jay-Z and Beyonce have released a surprise joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout-out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings. Andrew Harnik / AP Photo

Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming.

The couple released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout-out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings.

The nine-track album Everything Is Love was released on Saturday on the Tidal music streaming service that Jay-Z partially owns.

The album features Beyonce rapping on songs more than on previous releases.

One song that has a profanity in its title includes Jay-Z lashing out at the Grammys. He was the top nominee at February's awards show, but left empty-handed.

The rapper also says he turned down the NFL Super Bowl half-time show, rapping that the league needs him more than he needs them.

Blue Ivy ends the song BOSS with a shout-out to her 1-year-old brother and sister, Rumi and Sir.

In 2013, Beyonce released the self-titled album Beyonce without previous notice.

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