31 Facts About Swizz Beatz

1. Swizz Beatz is very close to his mom, he sometimes posts videos of her dancing by herself or with him to Afrobeat sounds on his Instagram page.

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2. Swizz Beatz confirmed his engagement to Alicia Keys and announced that they were already expecting a child together.

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3. Swizz Beatz had his first child named Prince Nasir Dean on the 25th of October, 2000 with Nicole Levy.

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4. Swizz Beatz began his career as a disc jockey and with the help and influence of his uncles, who were affiliated with Ruff Ryders Entertainment record label, he ventured into music production.

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5. Swizz Beatz was born Kasseem Dean on the 13th of September 1978 in the Bronx, New York.

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6. Swizz Beatz started gaining accolades and recognition at the early age of 16.

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7. Swizz Beatz has a street in the Bronx named after him, he is the first 'Producer in Residence' at New York University and The Source magazine named him among the 20 greatest producers on their 20th anniversary.

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8. Swizz Beatz is a Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist and producer.

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9. Swizz Beatz has a son, Prince Nasir Dean, with Nicole Levy, born October 25th, 2000.

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10. Swizz Beatz has five children and his real name is Kasseem Dean.

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11. Swizz Beatz is an American Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist and producer who was born and raised in the Bronx.

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12. Swizz Beatz is pretty active on social media, especially Instagram.

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13. Swizz Beatz has a height of 6 feet 1 inch and his weight is unknown.

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14. Swizz Beatz was rumored to be cheating on Alicia Keys with his ex-wife.

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15. Swizz Beatz began producing tracks at 16 years of age using the Korg Trinity and Triton keyboards with the help of his uncles and aunt who were all involved with the Ruff Ryders Entertainment.

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16. Swizz Beatz is an American hip-hop recording artist and recording producer from New York City, New York.

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17. Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz have been married since 2010.

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18. Swizz Beatz has produced many hit songs throughout his career.

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19. In 2010, Swizz Beatz partnered with Reebok to release a sneaker line.

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20. In 1999, Swizz Beatz started his own record label, Full Surface Records.

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21. Swizz Beatz has three other children, who are now Alicia Keys step-kids.

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22. Swizz Beatz was born as Kaseem David Dean on August 30, 1978 in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City, New York.

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23. In July 2011, Swizz Beatz said instead of releasing all of the songs at once, he would release the tracks over an extended period of time: "Let me clarify: Haute Living is still coming, but as far as releasing all on one day, I'm not doing that no more", he said.

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24. In 2011, Swizz Beatz became the official face of Lotus cars until CEO Dany Bahar left the company.

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25. Swizz Beatz recorded 70 songs and used 10 for the album.

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26. In July 2011, Swizz Beatz said instead of releasing all of the songs at once, he would release the tracks over an extended period of time: "Let me clarify: Haute Living is still coming, but as far as releasing all on one day, I'm not doing that no more", he said.

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27. Swizz Beatz premiered unfinished versions of several music videos made for the album, revealing that the Reebok-commissioned video for "International Party" cost $1.4 million to shoot, and that the video for "You Stay on My Mind" was shot in Dubai: he revealed that he persuaded the Sheikh to let him use the airspace for only a dollar.

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28. Swizz Beatz spent much of his childhood raised by his mother in the North East Bronx, where he first encountered hip hop.

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29. Swizz Beatz was born the son of a mixed-race mother and an Eritrean immigrant father.

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30. Swizz Beatz is a lead board member of trustees at the Brooklyn Museum since 2015, and for the companies Monster Cable and Reebok.

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31. Swizz Beatz went on to sign multiple artists to the label, including Eve, Mashonda, and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

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