Jay-Z Finally Joins Instagram And Immediately Nets Nearly 2 Million Followers — See His First Post


By Corey Atad.

Fans are really excited about Jay-Z joining Instagram.

After years of seemingly avoiding the social media platform, the “99 Problems” rapper finally gave in and created an account and shared his first post.

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The first post was simply the poster for the new Netflix western “The Harder They Fall”, starring Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Regina King, and more. Jay-Z is a producer on the film, and wrote music for it.

Within hours, Jay-Z netted himself over a million followers, with the current tally standing at over 1.7 million.

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So far, the rapper is only following one other account: his wife Beyoncé, who followed him back, making it the first account she’s ever followed since launching her Instagram in 2012.

In the comments on Jay-Z’s post, fans cheered his arrival on the platform.

“Welcome to IG, Jay Z,” artist Bosslogic wrote, while another user added, “The GOAT is HERE.”

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