Perhaps hoping to simplify his life now that he”s a father, Jay Z has officially dropped the hyphen from his name.
According to Billboard editor Joe Levy, “Breaking: Jay Z has dropped the hyphen from his name, according to his label. I am not kidding. (Wish I was.) Copy editors: take note.”
Though unable to see on his latest album cover due to a strike through the text, the change may have occurred a while back.
Meanwhile, Magna Carta Holy Grail sold 528,000 copies its first week, the second-highest sales week of the year behind pal Justin Timberlake”s The 20/20 Experience.