JAY-Z Releases ‘Smile’ Video

JAY-Z has released the official music video for “Smile” one of the most personal tracks from his latest album, 4:44.

Gloria Carter joins her son on the No-ID-produced track, “Smile,” and opens up about living as a closeted lesbian for years.

[Read Also: JAY-Z & Mom Gloria Carter Duet On ‘Smile,’ Addresses Her Coming Out As Lesbian: ‘It’s Time To Be Free’]

Dominique Fishback, of HBO’s “The Deuce,” stars in the heartbreaking Miles Jay-directed video as Ms. Carter.

She tweeted:

I have no words.. I just wanted to thank for trusting me w/ such an important story and one so dear to the carter family. As a Brooklyn girl (born and raised) I’m an humbled and honored! & for director thank you 4 seeing me #444

Ms. Gloria also makes a cameo at the end of the video as she reads her poem in a support group.

Watch below.