On the same day that Jay-Z released his highly-anticipated new album, 4:44, the names of his twins have allegedly been revealed. According to TMZ, the same company that filed a trademark for Blue Ivy has applied for trademarks for the names, Rumi and Sir.
Rumi is named after a Muslim poet, Jalauddin Rumi, from the 13th century who is considered the best-selling poet of all-time. During his life, he reportedly wrote over 40,000 poems. In one of his most famous poems, he used the word “Sir” by writing, “But sir, a tornado is coming. More wine, we’ll reach this storm a thing or two about whirling.”
On June 17, Beyoncé reportedly gave birth to the twins at UCLA Medical Center. In February, Beyoncé announced that she was pregnant with twins by posting on Instagram, “We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two.” At the time, she was scheduled to headline Coachella, but she moved her performance to 2018.
On 4:44, Jay-Z makes several references to the twins and his family life. The twins will join Blue Ivy Carter, who recently turned 5 years old.