She gets it from her mama—and papa. The “she,” in this case, is Blue Ivy Carter, Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s first-born, and the “it” being a spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The seven-year-old entered the chart at the No. 76 spot for her writing and composing work on the song “Brown Skin Girl” from The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack, Billboard reports.
As Billboard notes, Blue Ivy is following in the impressive steps of both her parents.
Beyoncé has made an appearance as a soloist on the Billboard Hot 100 63 times, the fourth-most of any woman, Billboard reports, plus 14 in collaboration with Destiny’s Child and five more appearances alongside hubby, Jay-Z.
As for Jay-Z, Billboard notes, he’s been on the Billboard Hot 100 a whopping 100 times as a soloist, the fifth-most of any solo act, male or female. The 100th time came this week as well and, like his daughter, also for work on The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack, with the song “Mood 4 Eva.”
And as for daughter Blue Ivy, W notes it was mom Beyoncé who put her on “Brown Skin Girl.”
But even at the tender age of seven, this achievement isn’t Blue Ivy’s first time at the rodeo.
While “Brown Skin Girl” marks Blue Ivy’s “first foray into songwriting [... it’s] not her first feature on a track recorded by one of her parents, as her mom’s song “Blue” and dad’s song “Blue’s Freestyle/We Family” would suggest,” W reports.
And Blue Ivy actually made Billboard history just days after she was born when, as W notes, she became the youngest person to appear on any Billboard chart (the U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop, in that case) for her “vocals” on Jay-Z’s “Glory.”
Blue Ivy was credited as “B.I.C.”
Gotta love those Carters!