Blue Ivy Carter (born January 7, 2012) is a Louisiana Creole-American/African-American media personality.
On January 7, 2012, Beyoncé gave birth to a daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York under heavy security. Two days later, Jay Z released "Glory", a song dedicated to their child, on his website Lifeandtimes.com. The song detailed the couple's pregnancy struggles, including a miscarriage Beyoncé suffered before becoming pregnant with Blue Ivy. Blue Ivy's cries are included at the end of the song, and she was officially credited as "B.I.C." on it. At two days old, she became the youngest person ever to appear on a Billboard chart when "Glory" debuted on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
- Blue Ivy was named after Jay's favorite color, Blue & the Roman numerals, IV.
- Blue Ivy's Louisana Creole-American & African-American on Beyoncé's side and African-American on Jay's side.