Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys’ Son Egypt Drops Piano Freestyle

It pays to grow up in a musical family.

By Hayden Wright

In Alicia Keys’ household, precocious debuts run in the family: Remember, her first studio album won five Grammys and catapulted her to soul’s elder statesman status at age 21.

Related:ย The 5 Best Songs on Alicia Keys’ Rootsy ‘Here’

Keys and Swizz Beatz’s son Egypt got his first album credit on Kendrick Lamar’sย Untitled Unmastered,ย but there’s more. Swizz posted a video of Egypt freestyling on a piano to the tune of “Super-Boy,” a song he wrote himself. The melody is standard and repetitive to start but as the video progresses, the kid’s piano chops really shine.

“Proud Dad Alert ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿ˜‚ Egy wrote his 1st song Super-boy๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ wait for the fancy fingers at the end ๐Ÿ˜‚ Kids you gotta love em๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŽน #Dedication #hardwork ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ EGY-Keys-Beatz,” wrote Swizz.

Watch Egypt’s debut as a singer, songwriter and pianist:


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