Alicia Keys has given birth to another baby boy. The ‘Girl on Fire’ hitmaker, who already has four-year-old son Egypt Daoud with husband Swizz Beatz, welcomed their second child, Genesis Ali Dean, into the world at 1.52am on Saturday morning. The 33-year-old star and the music produced announced the news via their Instagram profiles, writing: ”The joy of joy is joy!! It’s a boy!! we are so grateful!! #blessings!!” The tot weighed in at six pounds, five ounces, according to PEOPLE.com.
Alicia felt energetic throughout her pregnancy and recently admitted her husband wanted her to slow down. She said: ”I feel really good. My husband was just saying, he was like, ‘Baby, I really need you to like get some rest,’ because I’m just invigorated. I’m just moved.” The singer, who announced she was pregnant in July, also previously revealed Egypt was ”super excited” about the idea of having a sibling. She said: ”I think he’s super excited because he’s not going to be the youngest anymore. He’s always kissing my belly.”
Rapper Swizz – who also has three other children, Prince Nasir, 14, Kasseem Jr., seven, and Nicole, six, from previous relationships – also recently said: ”I am very excited about having another child. ”I now have a bigger purpose in life, I love giving back to my children.”