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Egypt Dean, son of Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz, Produced for Kendrick Lamar at 5 Years Old & Writes His Own Songs

Meet Egypt Dean, the son of superstars Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz.

He’s growing up in the spotlight but this young talent talent has proven that he can shine on his own.

At five years old, he produced for Kendrick Lamar’s Untitled Unmastered, which earned him his first production credit.

Swizz Beatz posted a video of his son humming the instrumental line.

Keys wrote on Instagram that he “got up that morning humming a melody….. We went to the piano to find it….he picked it out by ear.”

It’s refreshing to see how passionate he is about his work. He’s super chill about producing for one of the biggest rappers in the game.

There’s no stopping this young musician! At six years old, he has written his debut song, Superboy.

His father posted on Instagram: “Proud Dad Alert. Egypt wrote his 1st song Super-boy, wait for the fancy fingers at the end. Kids, you gotta love ‘em!”

 

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