9) Jay Z Is Beyonce's "First Listener"
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Beyonce And Jay Z: 10 Mind Blowing Music Facts
9. 9) Jay Z Is Beyonce's "First Listener"
All artists need the special someone who is the first to get a peak at the fruits of their labours, and as far as Beyonce is concerned, Jay Z is it. During the production of her fifth studio album, Jay Z revealed that Beyonce has "like 100,000 songs" contending for the track list (a mild exaggeration – Beyonce went on to reveal that 72 tracks were delivered for the record company's perusal). He also revealed that he and Beyonce deliberated over the tracks at home while "dancing in [their] socks".