Other than that, when it came to details, the couple kept their love under wraps.
less2005-2007: Mum's the word Sure, the couple was official...
It was also the same year Jay Z made a name for himself with his song 'Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem).' Though there is some speculation as to when Beyonce and Jay Z actually began dating, it is generally accepted that the pair got together in the 1999-2000 time frame. The couple is notorious for staying mum about the details of their private lives.
It was also the same year Jay Z made a name for himself with his ...
more2003: Still no confirmation that the pair is together, but with duets like 'Crazy in Love,' they're really just fueling their own flames at this point.
but they were also unofficially staying private about their relationship.
We could catch a glimpse into their lives via their song lyrics, or during public outings and joint concert performances.
1997-2000The Beginning It seems 1998 was THE year for Jayonce.