JAY-Z celebrated his 49th birthday on Tuesday (Dec. 4), just days after co-headlining the Global Citizen Festival in South Africa alongside wife Beyoncé. Both the “Halo” singer and her mom, Tina Knowles, showed their appreciation for JAY-Z on his big day.
In a video South African DJ and producer Black Coffee posted to Instagram, fans can see Beyoncé leading a crowd in a chorus of “Happy Birthday” at her husband’s party.
Tina Knowles got in on the festivities by spreading some kindness to the rapper via Instagram: “A very Happy Birthday to my amazingly talented , super smart, gracious, classy , filled with swag son in law. I have witnessed your loyalty to all of your friends, some from childhood if only we all could be so supportive of our friends and share a mutual love and respect for each other like you and your amazing friends.”
“You have done so much for our Culture , Thank you for that!” she continued. “I could not be more happy to have you in my family and could not be more happy to be in yours… I have watched you grow personally in leaps and bounds and you are an incredible husband and the best Father! I love you.”
View Beyoncé’s birthday song and her mother’s appreciation post below.