In an interview in 2016, Kareem “Biggs” Burke explained how this track was the moment he and Dame Dash knew their friend was in love with Beyoncé: When Jay first met Beyoncé, Dame was like ‘You should wife her, she’s the one.’ There was a time in Paris when they sent us ‘Bonnie & Clyde.’Is Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s ‘Me and my girlfriend’ about 2Pac?
In their first musical collaboration, Jay-Z and Beyoncé put their own spin on 2Pac ’s classic “Me And My Girlfriend”, only with a twist: while 2Pac was referring to his gun, Jay’s talking about his actual girlfriend.How did “song Cry” become “Bonnie&Clyde”?
And on that same album was a song called “Song Cry,” and then “Song Cry” became “Bonnie & Clyde” on 2004, which became “Venus vs. Mars” on my last album. So there’s a steady growth in the conversations – that’s being had as it pertains to women, you know, as I grew.Where was ‘03 Bonnie&Clyde’ filmed?
Filmed in Mexico in October 2002, the music video for “‘03 Bonnie & Clyde” was inspired by the 1993 romance crime film True Romance, which happens to be one of Jay’s favorite films. According to producer Kanye West Hov had planned the track’s video treatment before he had even recorded his verses.