How old is Swizz Beatz?
Swizz Beatz is 45 years old.
What is Swizz Beatz Net Worth?
Swizz Beatz's net worth is $150 Million.
What is Swizz Beatz Birthday?
Swizz Beatz's birthday is 13/09/1978.
What is Swizz Beatz Zodiac Sign?
Swizz Beatz's zodiac sign is Virgo.
What is Swizz Beatz's Real Birth Name?
Swizz Beatz's real birth name is Kasseem Daoud Dean.
Where is Swizz Beatz's Birthplace?
Swizz Beatz's birthplace is New York City, U.S..
How Tall is Swizz Beatz?
Swizz Beatz height is 6'2''.
What is Swizz Beatz Nationality?
Swizz Beatz nationality is United States.
What are Swizz Beatz's Professions?
Swizz Beatz's professions are Disc jockey, Rapper, Record Producer, Songwriter.
Who is Swizz Beatz's Spouse(s)?
Mashonda (m. 2004; div. 2010)
Alicia Keys (m. 2010)
Who is Swizz Beatz?
Kasseem Daoud Dean , known professionally as Swizz Beatz, is an American record producer, rapper, disc jockey (DJ) and songwriter. Born and raised in New York City, Dean embarked on his musical career as a DJ. At the age of 18, he started to gain recognition in the hip hop industry through his family’s record label, Ruff Ryders, as well as his friendship and work with East Coast rapper DMX. Working with DMX as his producer, DJ and hype man, helped Dean gain prominence as a high-profile personality in hip hop.
Dean later found a protégé in Philadelphia-based rapper Cassidy, whose success helped the launch of his own label imprint, Full Surface, in 2001. He went on to sign multiple artists to the label, including Eve, Mashonda and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, among others. Dean went on to release two albums under the label; the first was a compilation, titled Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories, released in 2002, and later his debut studio album, One Man Band Man in 2007. In November 2018, Dean released his second album, Poison. Alongside fellow musician Timbaland, Dean is known for creating the popular webcast series Verzuz in 2020.
Dean has produced several hit singles for a number of prominent artists across different music genres, such as hip hop, pop, soul, rock and R&B. With a career spanning over two decades, his catalog includes “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem”, “Party Up (Up in Here)” (DMX), “Gotta Man” (Eve), “Jigga My Nigga”, “Girl’s Best Friend” (Jay-Z), “Upgrade U”, “Check on It”, “Ring the Alarm” (Beyoncé), “Good Times” (Styles P), “Bring ‘Em Out”, “Swing Ya Rag” (T.I.), “Hotel”, “I’m a Hustla” (Cassidy), “Touch It” (Busta Rhymes), “Ultralight Beam” (Kanye West), and more.
Dean was named the first “Producer in Residence” at New York University (NYU), for the 2010–11 academic year. About.com ranked him number 27 on its list of the “Top 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Producers”, and The Source included him on its list of the “20 greatest producers” in the magazine’s 20-year history.Fellow American rapper and producer Kanye West called Dean “the best rap producer of all time”.Aside from music, Dean has also added multiple entrepreneurial endeavors to his repertoire, including fashion design, art collecting, and board directing. He has been a member of trustees at the Brooklyn Museum since 2015, and a creative director for the companies Monster Cable and Reebok.Dean is married to American musician Alicia Keys, with whom he has two children. The two were featured in their first cover shoot in 2018 for Cultured Magazine.