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Alicia Keys is about to be a particular visitor performer throughout Usher‘s highly-anticipated Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present in Las Vegas, NV on February 11, in accordance with TMZ. Sources near the manufacturing confirmed that the proficient singer rehearsed alongside the “Let it Burn” crooner inside Allegiant Stadium on Thursday however it’s unclear precisely what she’ll sing. Both manner, the efficiency is certain to be a memorable one contemplating Alicia’s epic efficiency historical past.

Though she’s thought-about one of the unbelievable piano gamers and songwriters of her era, Alicia is also referred to as a doting mother. She and her husband, Swizz Beatz, who’s a music producer, have blended their household collectively and appear to get pleasure from elevating their brood each day. Along with her personal two organic sons, the “Fallin’” crooner is a cheerful stepmom to her stepkids.

Get to know extra about Alicia’s children under.

Prince Nasir Dean

Prince Nasir Dean is Alicia’s eldest stepchild. He was welcomed by Swizz and his ex Nicole Levy in October 2000. He has adopted in his dad’s footsteps by making music beneath the stage title Notice Marcato and went viral in 2020, when he wore a full face of skeleton face paint whereas sitting within the viewers on the Grammy Awards. Along with music, Prince is pursuing an appearing profession, in accordance with TMZ, and was solid within the movie Cost It To The Recreation alongside Snoop Dogg‘s son Julian Broadus and Dr. Dre‘s son Curtis Younger. He’s additionally been featured on his dad’s collection, Drive, which premiered in 2023.

Kassem Dean Jr.

Kassem Dean Jr., aka KJ, is Alicia’s second oldest stepchild and Swizz’s second oldest son. He welcomed him along with his ex-wife Mashonda Tifrere in December 2006 and Mashonda has beforehand admitted KJ has praised his stepmom Alicia, sparking her curiosity to satisfy her.

“I needed to get to know her as a result of my son was telling me superb issues,” Mashonda informed PEOPLE about her friendship with Alicia. Alicia additionally wrote the foreward to Mashonda’s e book, Mix: The Secret to Co-Parenting and Making a Balanced Household.

Kassem is reportedly a terrific athlete. He was concerned along with his highschool’s observe and area and gained on the excessive bounce at a freshman-sophomore invitational as a freshman in April 2022. In a video shared by Swizz, which will be seen above, Kassem admitted to working the quickest 300-meter hurdles time in his college’s historical past.

Nicole Dean

Nicole Dean is Alicia’s solely stepdaughter and Swizz’s oldest daughter. Swizz welcomed her in Could 2008 along with his singer ex-girlfriend Jahna Sebastian. Nicole is understood for becoming a member of Swizz at numerous public occasions, together with sports activities video games, just like the Brooklyn Nets video games, and particular occasions just like the 2017 launch of his Bally x Swizz Beatz Assortment in London, England. She’s additionally typically joins him within the recording studio.

She seems to be near her siblings, in movies which were posted to social media, and Swizz typically offers her a public shout out on particular days, like her birthday. “Blissful extremely Birthday to my Twin 🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂 You’re a real princess and I’m so comfortable to be your Dad what a real honor and blessing my love♥️ F1 Nikki you realize we about to go loopy,” Swizz wrote for Nicole’s fifteenth birthday in a put up that may be seen above.

Egypt Daoud Dean

Egypt Daoud Dean is Alicia and Swizz’s son. They welcomed him in October 2010, the identical 12 months they have been married. Egypt has adopted in his dad and mom’ footsteps and developed an curiosity in music. He wrote his first music, “Tremendous-Boy,” in 2016, when he was simply six years previous. That very same 12 months, he acquired a producer credit score on Kendrick Lamar‘s album Untitled Unmastered.

Egypt went on to make his stage debut alongside Alicia on the 2019 iHeart Radio Music Awards. They sang a duet to the 2019 music “Elevate a Man” and in 2021, he recorded his first music along with his mother. They teamed up for the music “Someplace Over the Rainbow” from Alicia’s Candy Desires EP.

Regardless of Egypt’s skills, which incorporates piano taking part in, he admitted he doesn’t precisely need to have the identical type of careers that his dad and mom have. “Effectively, I really like music, however I don’t actually need to be a musician. I need to be a basketball participant,” he stated on The Jennifer Hudson Present in April 2023. “It’s enjoyable as a result of I like taking part in stuff, so after I hear it and I’m like, ‘Oh I need to play one thing,’ then increase, it’s on the piano.”

Each dad and mom have spoken extremely of Egypt on many events. “He’s the lifetime of the celebration, he’s the one which type of brings everybody collectively,” Alicia informed PEOPLE in 2021. “He appears out for everybody, he’s that man. And I really like that about him.”

Genesis Ali Dean

Genesis Ali Dean is Alicia and Swizz’s youngest son. They welcomed him in December 2014 and in her 2020 memoir, Extra Myself, Alicia admitted her being pregnant with him was a shock. Though he’s nonetheless younger, Genesis seems to like journey and has joined his dad and mom in all types of actions, together with snowboarding. He’s additionally joined his mother on stage and has been comfortable maintaining her firm on tour.

Alicia has additionally revealed that Genesis is an enormous Taylor Swift fan. He’s met the singer a number of instances and even acquired a handwritten word from her. In an August 2023 put up, which will be seen above,Alicia shared pictures and movies of Genesis’ memorable moments with the “Shake it Off” crooner together with a considerate caption.

“Massive like to @taylorswift on your massive lovely spirit that makes everybody really feel beloved! Genesis adores u 💜💜💜,” the caption learn.