Singer Alicia Keys gives birth to baby boy

NEW YORK - October 18, 2010

A representative for Keys said she gave birth Thursday night in New York.

The couple have named their son Egypt Dean.

It's the first child for the 29-year-old superstar and the fourth child for Beatz, whose real name is Kaseem Dean.

The couple was married July 31.

Swizz Beatz, 31, took time to tweet on Friday: "I'm so thankful for everything I been blessed with in my life."

Singer Mary J. Blige also tweeted her congratulations on the birth.

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