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Kasseem Dean Born: 1978/08/30
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: NULL
Years Active: 1994–present

Swizz Beatz (born Kasseem Dean, September 13, 1978) is an American record producer, DJ, rapper and painter. He is married to R&B superstar Alicia Keys. He was raised by his mother in the South Bronx, where he spent most of his childhood. This was where he first encountered hip hop and began DJing after he received equipment from his stepfather and his uncles. He later relocated to Atlanta as a teenager where he started to work for his uncles, Joaquin and Darrin Dean, who were co-CEOs of the Ruff Ryders label. At the age of 17, he gained attention in the hip-hop world through his friendship with rapper DMX, who bought his first beat and used it on the 1998 hit single, “Ruff Ryders' Ant...

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