Beyoncé’s Daughter, Blue Ivy Carter Narrates Audiobook Adaptation Of Oscar-Winning Short Film “Hair Love”


Blue Ivy Carter, the daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z, has been unveiled as the narrator of audiobook adaptation of Matthew A. Cherry’s Oscar-winning short film “Hair Love”.

Cherry announced the news via social media on Monday, sharing a snippet of the audiobook, which is now available to listen on

The short film, written and directed by Cherry which featured the voice acting of Issa Rae, shows a day in the life of Stephen, a Black father who learns how to do the natural and well-grown hair of his 7-year-old daughter Zuri, due to the absence of her mother.

“Hair love” has been described as an “ode to loving your natural hair, and a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere”.

The short film took home an Academy Award in 2020 for best animated short filmLast May, it was released as a children’s book with illustrations by Vashti Harrison.

It will also be developed into an animated TV show at HBO Max called “Young Love,” based on the characters from “Hair Love”.

The 8-year-old Carter already has numerous accolades under her belt. Despite her age, Blue Ivy is already building up quite the résumé for herself by frequently collaborating with her parents on a variety of projects, most recently appearing in Beyoncé’s Disney+ film “Black Is King”.

Earlier this year, she became the youngest winner to score a BET trophy, when she took home the HER Award for working on the single “Brown Skin Girl”, from the “Lion King: The Gift” soundtrack with Beyoncé, SAINt JHN and WizKid.

In FebruaryBlue Ivy picked up an NAACP award for the song as well as a Soul Train Award in 2019.

She also has appeared on multiple Jay-Z’s tracks, including “Glory” and “Family Feud,” as well as on Beyonce’s “Blue” and her rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” off her “Homecoming: The Live Album”.

With the audio performance for “Hair Love,” Blue Ivy could contend for a Grammy in the Best Spoken Word Album category.

Her mother has 24 Grammy Awards while her father has 22.

What a winning family!

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