Sean Paul Addresses Rumors He Had A Relationship With Beyoncé During ‘Baby Boy’ Collab
“Baby Boy,” the 2003 Beyoncé song that features Sean Paul was a massive hit — his first No. 1 single — and, even today, he continues to be asked about his rumored relationship with the star.
When asked by The Daily Beast’s Marlow Stern in a story published Monday whether he had hooked up with the Grammy winner, Paul answered, “Nah! I wish I did! She’s beautiful.”
And the Jamaican artist described their song as “a bangin’ track, mon.”
He said he’d been excited when she asked him to work with her, but soon there was gossip the two were together.
This was despite the fact she was dating rapper Jay-Z.
“We had to have a speak about it,” said Paul, explaining that their talk came after the first two times they performed the song.
“We had just three performances, and one was at Reggae Sumfest. At the time, we were both on the Rock the Mic Tour. This was 2003,” Paul said. “She wasn’t on it every day, but she would come on certain dates and do the song [“Crazy in Love] with [Jay-Z].