Gloria Carter, the mother of renowned American rapper Shawn Corey Carter, professionally known as Jay-Z, has recently tied the knot with her long-time partner Roxanne Wilshire in a beautiful ceremony held in New York City on Sunday night.
The joyous occasion was witnessed by Jay-Z, his wife, the celebrated singer Beyoncé, and their daughter Blue Ivy. The star-studded event also saw the presence of various Hollywood celebrities, including Tyler Perry, Kelly Rowland, Tina Knowles, and Robin Roberts.
In his heartfelt rap lyrics, Jay-Z previously acknowledged his mother’s journey, expressing his support and admiration for her courage. He rapped, “Mama had four kids, but she’s a lesbian/Had to pretend so long that she’s a thespian/Had to hide in the closet, so she medicate/Society shame and the pain was too much to take… Cried tears of joy when you fell in love/Don’t matter to me if it’s a him or her/I just wanna see you smile through all the hate/Marie Antoinette, baby, let ’em eat cake.”
Gloria Carter and Roxanne Wilshire’s love story began around 2018, and now, after years of companionship, they have made the commitment to spend the rest of their lives together. The wedding ceremony marked a joyous celebration of their love and the start of a new chapter in their lives.