April 18, 2016


Watch Swizz Beatz & Alicia Keys' 5-Year-Old Son Egypt Make a Beat with Q-Tip

James Devaney/GC Images
James Devaney/GC Images

It's official: Egypt Daoud Dean, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz' son, is cooler than all of us. The 5-year-old already made his production debut on Kendrick Lamar's untitled unmastered. album, and now he's ready to turn it into an after-school hobby.

Swizz Beatz recently uploaded an adorable Instagram post of his son toying around with beats alongside—get this—A Tribe Called Quest's Q-Tip! "#egybeatz & Q Tip = 🚀🏆👀💥🤒🙏🏽。The teacher & the student 🙏🏽 pure vibes..........," the caption read. The video, below,shows Egypt in the zone as he presses buttons on a synth pad while Tip motivates him.

No word if the jazzy rhythm will turn into a full-fledged track, but it's amazing to see Egypt follow in the musical footsteps of his parents at such a young age. After watching Egypt's studio session, click here to jam to our playlist of Swizz Beatz's hottest beats.