Jay-Z `melts` when Blue Ivy says `Papa`

Updated: May 14, 2013, 14:50 PM IST

Washington: Jay- Z`s mother, Gloria Carter, has revealed that the first-time dad finds it difficult to hide his joy when he spends time with his daughter- Blue Ivy.

She said that the rapper just melts, when the little one calls him `Papa,` Us magazine reported.

She further said that it warms her heart to see how the `Run This Town` singer interacts with his daughter.

Carter, who is fully enjoying her role as grandmother to the 16- months-old child, added that the 43-year-old star is a great dad.

"The amazing thing about being a grandmother is that you go get the kids, but when you`re tired, you can take them home!" she said.