Beyoncé ends the song with the declaration:He only want me when I'm not there
He better call Becky with the good hair
Jay-Z has had a close relationship with Dutch-Indian fashion designer Rachel Roy for several years and in 2014, sources reported that Roy was being flirtatious with the rap mogul at a party. Afterwards, surveillance footage emerged showing Beyonce's sister Solange lashing out at Jay Z in an elevator.
premiered, there was speculation among the Beyhive that Beyoncé was pointing her finger at Roy with her "Becky with the good hair" lyric.
Roy took to Instagram to deny she is the woman that the pop star is referencing. "I respect love, marriages, families and strength," she wrote. "What shouldn't be tolerated by anyone, no matter what, is bullying, of any kind."
Bey previously referenced the elevator incident on her "Flawless
" remix when she sung: "We escalate, up in this bitch like elevators, of course sometime s--t go down when there's a billion dollars on an elevator."