Alicia Keys gives birth to baby boy

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2010, 10:27 AM IST

New York: It`s a boy for Alicia Keys and her husband, music producer/rapper Swizz Beatz.

A representative for Keys said she gave birth Thursday night in New York. The couple have named their son Egypt Dean. It`s the first child for the 29-year-old superstar and the fourth child for Beatz, whose real name is Kaseem Dean. The couple was married July 31.

Swizz Beatz, 31, took time to tweet on Friday: "I`m so thankful for everything I been blessed with in my life."

Singer Mary J. Blige also tweeted her congratulations on the birth.

Bureau Report