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Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz welcome baby boy

October 16, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Singer Alicia Keys and her rapper, producer husband Swizz Beatz welcomed their first child, a baby boy.Keys' representative said the artist gave birth Thursday night in New York.

The couple named their son Egypt Dean. IT's the first child for Keys and the fourth child for Beatz, whose real name is Kaseem Dean.

Beatz, 31, posted on Twitter on Friday, "I'm so thankful for everything I been blessed with in my life."

The couple was married July 31.

City News Service contributed to this report.