Jay-Z’s mother contributed vocals to his personal song entitled “December 4th” on The Black Album,  but his single “Smile” about his mother was originally balked for the personal aspect of Gloria Carter.

The 4:44 album by Jay-Z helped saved relationships according to the billionaire hip hop artist during a conversation on Lebron James HBO show “The Shop”.  He revealed that “super gangsta rappers” thanked him for saving their relationships with the album.