Jay-Z, Beyonce Release First Photos Of Blue Ivy Carter, Fans React

By Tomika L. Anderson

Finally -- photos of the world’s most famous infant emerge. Pictures of Jay-Z and Beyonce’s daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, hit the Internet via Tumblr on Friday. Jay-Z released the intimate family pictures via his web site, “Life and Times.” Attached are the words “"We welcome you to share in our joy. Thank you for respecting our privacy during this beautiful time in our lives. The Carter family." In the photos he and Beyonce can be seen separately, holding their little bundle of joy. She is laying peacefully in Beyonce’s lap in one, and in Jay’s in another.

Beyonce Release First Photos Of Blue Ivy Carter, Fans React

The pictures emerge shortly after news broke that the famous couple had made moves to trademark her name. Blue Ivy, of course, is the subject of Jay-Z’s most recent hit song, "Glory." She was born a little over one month ago.

Fans and music-industry personalities immediately responded with positive words for the exclusive images:

"The world has been obsessed with her and now we finally get to meet her! Hello baby," BLUE IVY - Flow 93-5

"BLUE IVY CARTER LOOKS SO FREAKING ADORABLE. Looks just like Mama Beyonce". (: (: (: - Just Jared.com

"Blue Ivy is beautiful..."- Tremell

“So cute. Baby Blue is chillin in that pastel boppy ; ) thats my go to babyshower gift,” said NYC’s Hot 97‘s MissInfo.