November 29, 2016


Watch Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz's 6-Year-Old Son Perform His Own Song

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Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Earlier this year, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz's son Egypt Daoud Dean got a beat on a Kendrick Lamar album. He was five.

Now, nine months after untitled unmastered., Egypt is performing what papa calls "his first song" on Instagram. Watch below as the young god, now six years old, jams on piano, singing, "I am the Superboy / Superboy, in a super world." At the end he does some intense right-hand shredding:

A few days ago, Beatz posted another Egypt video:

After Egypt got his beat on Kendrick's "untitled 07 | 2014 - 2016," footage of him cooking it up arrived:

And just to complete the Egyptology here, the Kendrick moment led to the kid working with Q-Tip, which you can see here.

Watch Swizz Beatz chop it up with Fuse's Esteban Serrano next: