Rap superstar Jay-Z demanded a Knighthood from THE QUEEN in return for performing at Prince Charles's upcoming charity gig in London.

His bid has been rejected, but the hip-hopper and fiancee Beyonce Knowles have been invited to dine with Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace, to make up for the disappointment

His bid has been rejected, but the hip-hopper and fiancee BEYONCE KNOWLES have been invited to dine with Prince Charles at BUCKINGHAM PALACE, to make up for the disappointment

An event source reveals, "We thought it was a joke, but he was serious. Normally we just get requests for things like sushi and lilies in dressing rooms."

Jay-Z will perform alongside Beyonce and Alicia Keys at the bash at London's EARLS COURT on 8 and 9 May (04).

23/04/2004 03:07