Swiss Beats Bio: Music Producer to Alicia Keys' BF and Baby Daddy
Recording artists Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys attends the Gotham Magazine annual gala presented by Bing at Capitale on March 15, 2010 in New York City. (Getty Images)more pics »Alicia Keys Music Videos
Swiss Beats' bio includes things like his rise to becoming a popular music producer and solo artist to finding a future wife and baby mama in Alicia Keys, but first, let's clear up a little something: His name is actually spelled Swizz Beatz. So, now that that's squared away, let's continue.
Swizz Beatz and son (Getty)
Mr. Beatz gained popularity at 17 because he was pals with rapper DMX, from that in, he was able to start his own record label, Surface Records. After that, he got in the right circle and has produced hits for stars like Beyonce, Jay-Z, Nas, and Nicki Minaj. He also has released 2 albums on his own.
Swizz Beatz met Alicia Keys in 2008, and at the time was married to a woman named Mashonda Tifrere, with whom he has 2 sons. They divorced in April 2008 after affair rumors spread about him and Keys. In late May 2010, Alicia announced that she is pregnant and the two are engaged to be married. She is due in early November.
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