Report: Jay-Z, Beyoncé Ask Oprah to Be Blue Ivy's Godmother

Report: Jay-Z, Beyoncé Ask Oprah to Be Blue Ivy's Godmother

The mogul will be spiritual guide to hip hop's golden child.

Published January 27, 2012

She's already got the most powerful couple in music as parents, and now Blue Ivy Carter may be blessed with the most influential woman in the world — Oprah Winfrey — as a godmother. reports that proud parents Beyoncé and Jay-Z have asked the media mogul to provide their daughter with spiritual guidance, along with, presumably, other hook-ups.

Jay’s longtime friend and former Def Jam executive Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith is BIC's godfather, the website reports, noting the power couple wanted to make sure their godparents weren't blood-related.

The couple haven't yet confirmed the rumor, so we'll hold our congratulations, but to all the other celebukids out there ... be warned, looks like there's a new boss in town. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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