He said that they split due to the stress that came from Beyoncé's fame.That being said, Locke, who is now in a relationship, has a child, and found success in the culinary industry, does not seem bitter."Jay Z is a lucky dude, he's got a good one, he's got a great one," he said in the Huffington Post interview. Beyoncé wasn’t in a hurry to get married, telling US magazine the year they were married “I really don’t believe that you will love the same thing when you’re 20 as you do at 30.So that was my rule: Before the age of 25, I would never get married.” Now after nearly five years and the 2012 birth of the couple’s daughter Blue Ivy, Beyoncé remains fulfilled, telling Oprah, “I would not be the woman I am if I did not go home to that man.” Unlike his wife, who enjoyed a sheltered upbringing in suburban Houston, Jay-Z had a difficult youth, including dealing drugs and being shot at in his Brooklyn housing project.She credits this friendship to being the foundation of their relationship.Both were at the top of the charts when they finally started dating around the year 2000.Their creative talents finally merged in 2003 with the release of Jay-Z’s song “’03 Bonnie & Clyde,” featuring Beyoncé.
I know the next step on his journey is going to be being an inspirational father.” For the most part, the pair avoids mixing in each other’s artistic affairs, allowing each other to do their own thing. Beyoncé is gearing up for her latest tour, titled “The Mrs.It seems like Beyoncé and Jay Z have been together forever.The hip-hop power couple, who got hitched in 2008, have been romantically involved for at least 11 years.Now, the Bey Hive starting to catch a glimpse into who that "first boyfriend" is.As it turns out, his name is Lyndall Locke, and he is a chef who now owns his own catering business.She said, People would be surprised as to the lack of experiences I've had.When I was 12, 13 I had my first boyfriend, and he was my boyfriend till I was 17. I've always been very loyal and a little more mature.Beyoncé and Jay-Z were actually friends first, she told Oprah in a recent interview.They spent a year and a half talking on the phone before they even had their first date.But back in the day, Locke was a self-described "directionless" Texas kid who just happened to fall for the world's soon-to-be number one diva.Recently, Locke opened up to the Daily Mail about his nearly decade-long relationship with Beyoncé, which began when the two were young teenagers, and what it was like being involved with someone like her, when he had a non-superstar aspirations.