8 Things You Didn’t Know About Alicia Keys And Swizz Beatz’s Relationship

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Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz (real name Kasseem Dean) are one of those Hollywood couples who are so fiercely private and keep such a low profile that many people might not even know they were together! Not to worry, we’ve done all the digging and found 8 things you might not have known about Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys relationship!

8. How They Met

Many people have wondered how a sweet piano-playing singer met a hip hop producer. Alicia Keys said she met Swizz Beatz when they were teenagers — she was 16 and he was 17. They were introduced by a mutual friend.

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7. It Wasn’t Love at First Sight

We all hear about these sweet love stories where someone falls in love the moment they meet their husband or wife-to-be. This was not the case with Alicia and Swizz. In an interview with Marie Claire, Alicia said she actually didn’t like him when she first met him. “Honestly, I didn’t really like him that much. I thought he was too ostentatious. Swizz will have the fastest car, the biggest jewelry, the loudest jacket. Everything with him is really over the top. I used to see him and think, ‘He’s so annoying,'” she said.