Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats Welcome Baby Boy in the Big Apple


NEW YORK, N.Y. — Singer Alicia keys and husband Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean welcomed their first child together on October 14 according to her publicist.

The couple unaware of the child’s gender was surprised when the doctor announced ”it’s a boy!” The newlyweds named their son, Egypt Dean.

“Whatever we’re blessed with, that baby is being born to blessed parents. Alicia is definitely one of those great parents-to-be. She’s super ready. Super glowing, super happy,” said Beatz.

Dean’s three other children from a previous marriage were reportedly very excited about the birth of their new baby brother.

Swizz Beatz couldn’t hold back his excitement, and shared with fans, via Twitter (@TheRealSwizzz), how happy he was Thursday evening.

“I’m so thankful for everything I been blessed with in my life wowwwwww! #realtalk,” he wrote.

The couple’s celebrity friends extended their congratulations to the new parents via Twitter,

I’m So excited 2 Congratulate my brother @therealswizzz and @AliciaKeys on their New, baby, boy!!!!!!!” tweeted singer Mary J. Blige (@MaryJBlige).

The 29-year-old Keys and the rapper-producer were married in a private ceremony in July aboard a huge yacht on the Mediterranean Sea. The Ceremony was presided over by Deepak Chopra.

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