A moment of clarity was never apparent between Hov and his father Adnes Reeves. In a 2011 GQ interview, Jay Z cited Reeves’ alcoholism and divorce from his mother as the result of a separation that spanned over 20 years. The two didn’t see each other until 2003. Although Jay forgave his father for his troubled vice, Reeves didn’t hold up his end of the bargain, which sadly led to his passing the same year.
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