Jay-Z Sheds Light on Elevator Fight with Solange Knowles

Posted by Jeanne on August 21, 2017

Remember when the world was shocked to learn that Jay-Z and his sister-in-law, Solange Knowles, had a physical fight in an elevator while Beyoncé just stood there acting like it wasn’t happening?

Solange, Jay-Z and Blue Ivy

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Finally, three years later we are finding out more about what happened when things went wrong at the Standard Hotel in New York City after the Met Gala, causing Solange to start kicking, punching and lunging at the 47-year-old rapper.

“We had one disagreement ever. Before and after we’ve been cool,” Jay said in a recent interview. “She’s like my sister. I will protect her. That’s my sister, not my sister-in-law. My sister. Period. We’ve always had a great relationship. I fought my brothers and argued with my brothers my whole life. It just so happens, who we are, these things go into a different space. But it ain’t nothing.”

Well, at least he’s admitting something happened even if he isn’t giving us a ton of details. The M.O. with Jay and Bey has always been to create this veneer, this image of perfection so it’s refreshing to hear him actually say this was a fight because Solange definitely tried to let him have it and if you believe anything Beyoncé said in Lemonade, he was cheating and lying and treating her like garbage so…

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