Jay-Z Reveals Inspiration Behind For New Twins Names Rumi and Sir

08-30-2017
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(Radio.com) JAY-Z has revealed the inspiration behind the names he and Beyonce chose for their newborn twins, Sir and Rumi. The explanation came during an interview with Rap Radar over the weekend (Aug. 25), where the rapper opened up about the unusual monikers.

"Rumi is our favorite poet, so it was for our daughter," he explained (via People). "Sir was like, man, come out the gate. He carries himself like that. He just came out, like, Sir."

The rapper went on to say that his upcoming fall tour will be a full-on family affair, complete with the new babies in tow. "I booked the tour for October so I could have at least four months to just really bond and see their fingers and s-- like that," he revealed. Read more here.

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