The hip hop world knows of Jay Z as one of the best rappers ever as well as an incredible businessman, but he’s also more than meets the eye. On top of running multiple businesses, and protecting his rap legacy, the MC seems to be great with the kids aside from his own daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. Every time he’s around young ones, they seem to take him to like he’s their uncle, melting our hearts. Here are all of the times that the kids loved Uncle Hov more than any of your other favorite rappers.
See why Jay Z is the uncle you wish you had growing up.
Jay Z meets baby Junie.
Over the weekend, Jay Z got to come face-to-face with Junie who is the daughter to Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert. The adorable little girl gave some of that sass that she’s known for on the couple’s Snapchat while Jay looked as happy as ever to be taking on the uncle role.
Hov caters to his old neighborhood’s kids.
Jay Z gave out toys to kids in his old neighborhood years ago, and the event was a huge success because of Hov’s chemistry with all of the children. From taking photos, to pinching their cheeks, Jay proved he had some father instincts before he even became a father.