From HipHopWired: Amid the furor in the days after the birth of Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and wife Beyoncé Knowles’ daughter, Blue Ivy, a bevy of reports stated that a poem written by Jay-Z in honor of his daughter’s birth was released in which the “99 Problems” rapper vowed to drop the word “b*tch” from his songs. It is a claim the rapper himself say are untrue.

The New York Daily News reports that Jay-Z briefly addressed the poem as he prepares for a Wednesday (January 18) night reopening of his popular high-end sports bar the 40/40 Club . Jay-Z told The New York Daily News, “That poem and story are fake” – saying little else and instead focusing on tonight’s red-carpet gala.

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