Appearing on Oprah's Master Class: Special Edition on OWN, the first-time father revealed he was the last of four children, and though he grew up without a father in Brooklyn's drug-infested Marcy Projects, he draws inspiration from the way his mom, Gloria Carter, raised him.
"I imagine I'll take things I learned from my mom and things I've learned from raising my nephews and apply that,” he said, and joked: "Then at the end of the day, I just know I'll probably have the worst, spoiled little kid ever."
If that’s what the music mogul is going for, he’s off to the right start.
Diapers for the pampered baby are carted in a $559 Roberto Cavalli baby bag. Blue Ivy’s been photographed carried in a faux-fur sling by her fashionable mom and has already had her first yacht cruise, as well as a trip to St. Bart’s.
And her crib? A $3,500 luxury Lucite from NurseryWorks VETRO.
We’re sure the $66 Little Marc Jacobs Baby Mouse slippers are only the beginning!
The rapper does have one concern but he won't have to worry about that for a while.
“Everyone imagines they'll be a great dad," he shared with Winfrey. "Until they're teenagers saying, 'Get away from me, Dad. You're embarrassing me!' Right? Everyone imagines that, right?"
We cannot imagine anyone thinking that Jay-Z or Beyoncé, 30, would be anything but the coolest parents ever!