JAY-Z had fellow rapper Bun B began the set of Beyonce’s Check On It video shoot after challenging other men ogling the super star in her “skimpy outfits.”
JAY-Z had fellow rapper Bun B began the set of Beyonce’s music video strive her 2005 track Check On It, after challenging other men ogling the super star.
Bun B included on the track along with Slim Criminal, however the artists weren’t permitted to view Beyonce dance seductively for the electronic camera.
“We’re on the set and we’re filming the video, and if you look at the video, there’s a lot of kind of skimpy outfits,” Bun shared on The Fond memories Mixtape podcast, exposing both he and his other half Queenie, who was by his side, feared of the young Beyonce.
“Queenie is there also, so it’s not like I’m there salivating over another woman,” he continued, “But we’re like, ‘Whoa, this is crazy. Beyonce’s dancing in this short skirt and she’s dancing in like, a bikini,’ type of thing, you know?”
Bun remembered that Beyonce and her backup dancers were utilizing chairs as props for the video: “They’ve got a leg up on (a) chair so you can kind of see some thigh and maybe a little bit of butt if you’re staring hard enough.”
Nevertheless, the rapper was soon ushered balanced out after JAY-Z heard how numerous men remained in the studio.
Bun discussed: “So they (assistants) immediately come over to us and they kick all of us out to our dressing rooms and we’re told to stay there until we have to shoot. We’re not allowed to watch Beyonce dance anymore.”
He remembered Beyonce stating: “‘I’m so sorry you guys had to leave the room but Jay’s not comfortable,’ and we’re all like, ‘We understand fully, that’s no problem, we’re happy to be here’.”