Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz Welcome a Baby Boy


Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz have welcomed their first child together, a baby boy  named Egypt Daoud Dean, her rep confirmed to  The singer gave birth in NYC on Thursday night, the rep added.

On Friday, Beatz (real name: Kasseem Dean) Tweeted: "I'm so thankful for everything I been blessed with in my life wowwwwww!" It's the first child for Keys, 29; Beatz, 32, has three children from previous relationships.

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The couple's good pal Mary J. Blige offered her congrats via Twitter Friday, writing "I'm So excited 2 Congratulate my brother @ therealswizzz and @Alicia keys on their New, baby, boy!!!!!!!"

Keys, 29, and Beatz, 32, tied the knot in a private ceremony in July on the Mediterranean Sea.

The two – who have been together since fall 2008 — announced their engagement and baby news to Us in May.

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"She's always glowing!" Beatz recently gushed to Us about Keys.

He added that her pregnancy has been nothing but "smooth sailing" so far. "I'm feeling amazing!"

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Keys told Us she was eager to greet her little one. "The baby is going to see everything that I do, and that we do," she told Us.

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