Alicia Keys’ two-year-old son is already learning how to beatbox.
Genesis Ali Dean might only be two years old, but the young tot – whose father is hip hop artist and record producer Swizz Beatz – is already taking after is famous parents by showing off his musical talents in an adorable Instagram video. Swizz Beatz – real name Kasseem Dean – posted the video to his photo sharing account on Wednesday (05.04.17), which shows young Genesis sat on a couch and showing the world his beatboxing skills.Kasseem captioned the clip: “In the middle of my #NoCommissionShanghai Genesis wanted me to hear his new beat 1234567 thx @brooklyn_lighthouse on the gear”
Alicia – who also has six-year-old son Egypt with her 38-year-old spouse – also recently shared a sweet snap of her youngest son on social media as she celebrated International Women’s Day last month (08.03.17) by vowing to teach her boys to honor women “like goddesses.”
Posting a sweet snap of herself with Genesis, the ‘Fallin’ singer wrote at the time: “I will raise my children to be beautiful human beings and powerful men who understand how magnificent women are. I believe that all women, all over the world, are beautiful, whole and powerful. They should be honored like goddesses, not just on International Women’s Day, but every day. We must continue to lift each other up, believe in ourselves and not hold back from this truth. #InternationalWomensDay”
Meanwhile, the ‘Girl on Fire’ hitmaker previously admitted being a parent has opened her up to a “new space” where she feels “strong” and “unafraid”, and the star has learned to take the time to “listen” to herself, which she never used to do. She said: “When you’re first figuring yourself out, you care so much about what people think of you. [But] Lately, I’ve been exploring my relationship with myself. It’s tripping me out! I’m in this new place. It’s growth, time, living, feeling and just … being more. Once I became a mother I knew I was strong, but not ready to do what I’m doing now. If I had to attribute it to anything, I’d say that it’s taking more time to listen to myself. I never did that before and I think it’s opened up a new space in me; aggressive bad a*s, unafraid, uninhibited, calling it as I see it … And not whatever else I used to be.
“I feel like it’s by design that I’m raising boys; like there’s a reason. I really feel that. They say that every child learns from their mother – it’s ingrained from babyhood.”