Swizz Beatz News

  • Jay Z Ordered To Pay Up For Uncleared "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Sample
    Jay Z Ordered To Pay Up For Uncleared "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Sample
    Mar 13, 2015 at 01:49pm
    If you're as big as Jay Z, you can't get away with uncredited samples, even if they appear on very brief interlude tracks. On Magna Carta Holy Grail's "Versus," which lasts for all of 51 seconds, producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz sampled Swiss musician Bruno Spoerri without giving him credit, and now them and Hov are going to have to pay up.
  • DMX Is Pursuing Legal Action Over "Redemption Of The Beast"
    DMX Is Pursuing Legal Action Over "Redemption Of The Beast"
    Jan 15, 2015 at 02:02pm
    After a new DMX album, Redemption Of The Beast, was announced last week, DMX and Swizz Beatz quickly came forward to say that the album ws being released without their permission. Now, HipHopDX informs us that DMX and his team plan to take legal action against Seven Arts Entertainment, the label that put the project out.
  • DMX Is Dropping An Album Next Week [Update: DMX & Swizz Beatz Say It's Unauthorized]
    DMX Is Dropping An Album Next Week [Update: DMX & Swizz Beatz Say It's Unauthorized]
    Jan 7, 2015 at 06:55pm
    Hints that DMX and Swizz Beatz were recording a new album have been floating around over the last year or so, but the lack of concrete information led us to believe that it wouldn't be coming anytime soon. Little did we know, X's eighth studio album was quietly nearing completion, and is now set to be released next week.
  • Swizz Beatz And Alicia Keys Welcome Their Second Child
    Swizz Beatz And Alicia Keys Welcome Their Second Child
    Dec 28, 2014 at 05:30pm
    Grammy Award winning singer Alicia Keys and super producer Swizz Beatz welcomed their second child, Genesis Ali Dean, into the world early yesterday morning. "The joy of joy is joy!! It's a boy!!🌟🌟🌟🌟 we are so grateful!! #blessings!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️" Keys wrote on her Instagram this afternoon.  Genesis Ali Dean was born 1:52 AM on the morning of December 27th. This is their second child together, following their first son, Egypt, who was born in October of 2010. 
  • DMX In The Studio With Swizz Beatz & araabMUZIK
    DMX In The Studio With Swizz Beatz & araabMUZIK
    Sep 13, 2014 at 06:19pm
    We caught wind of a reunion of former-Ruff Ryders DMX and Swizz Beatz earlier in the year, but -- with the exception of a hilarious roller coaster video -- news of any new content from X quickly faded away.
  • Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Expecting Second Child
    Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Expecting Second Child
    Jul 31, 2014 at 02:47am
    It looks like Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz will be adding another member to their family. The power couple announced early Thursday morning that they are expecting their second child together. Taking to Instagram on their wedding anniversary, an ecstatic Alicia Keys posted a photo showing off her new baby bump, and officially announcing her pregnancy. Her caption read,
  • Kanye West And Swizz Beatz Once Planned A Joint Album
    Kanye West And Swizz Beatz Once Planned A Joint Album
    May 30, 2014 at 01:31pm
    With Hot 97's Summer Jam taking place in two days, the radio station's staff have been busy giving interviews about their favorite moments at past years of the concert. Just days after sitting down with HNHH for an interview, the station's Miss Info revealed some previously-unknown details about a classic Summer Jam moment: Kanye West and Swizz Beatz' onstage "beat battle" in 2007.
  • Swizz Beatz Is Executive Producing DMX's New Album
    Swizz Beatz Is Executive Producing DMX's New Album
    Nov 15, 2013 at 12:20pm
    Finally, we hear some good news concerning DMX. After plenty of legal troubles, and even a judge denying DMX's filing bankruptcy, things may start looking up for the rapper, as he's working on a new album, to be executive produced by a familiar face, Swizz Beatz.
  • DMX & Swizz Beatz Have Reunited [Update: Swizz Will Appear On The New DMX Album]
    DMX & Swizz Beatz Have Reunited [Update: Swizz Will Appear On The New DMX Album]
    Oct 14, 2013 at 03:02pm
    DMX hasn't been having the best year, but recently took part in a Dr. Phil interview which gave us a little more insight into his story. The rapper seems to be coming into a better place, and a new photo on Swizz Beatz' Instagram has further assured us that we'll be hearing some new music from X in the near future.
  • Swizz Beatz And Fabolous Drop In At Ruckers Park
    Swizz Beatz And Fabolous Drop In At Ruckers Park
    Aug 23, 2013 at 03:02pm
    Both Swiszz Beatz and Fabolous dropped in at Rucker's Park to show off Reebok's #1 Draft Pick Question Mid. The impromptu appearance was most likely a PR stunt by Reebok to boost sales of their latest Reebok Question colorway, which released today. Fans of the colorway can pick there's up online from Reebok today for $120 here. 
  • Swizz Beatz Is Reebok's Mascot
    Swizz Beatz Is Reebok's Mascot
    Aug 21, 2013 at 03:16pm
     
  • Cappadonna Wants Swizz Beatz, Diddy Production On New Wu-Tang Album
    Cappadonna Wants Swizz Beatz, Diddy Production On New Wu-Tang Album
    Jul 7, 2013 at 11:05pm
    Cappadonna has been a close affiliate of Wu-Tang since early on, and while he's never been officially inducted to the clan, he's apparently close enough that (like many of the other members lately) he'd like to have a bigger role in the decision making.
  • Birdman Donates Generously To The Swizz Beatz Annual Bronx Charter School For The Arts Fundraiser
    Birdman Donates Generously To The Swizz Beatz Annual Bronx Charter School For The Arts Fundraiser
    May 17, 2013 at 05:06pm
    Birdman is well-known as one of the wealthier rappers in the game. With the Cash Money empire in tow, Baby placed within the top 5 hip hop earners on Forbes list earlier this year.
  • Swizz Beatz Talks On Creating "Open Letter" With Jay-Z & Timbaland
    Swizz Beatz Talks On Creating "Open Letter" With Jay-Z & Timbaland
    Apr 11, 2013 at 05:27pm
    Jay-Z's new song "Open Letter" only dropped this morning, but it's already received a response from both Chief Keef and the White House.  One of the two producers on the track, Swizz Beatz, spoke on how the song came to fr
  • Drake, Jay-Z, Timbaland, & Swizz Beatz In The Studio Together
    Drake, Jay-Z, Timbaland, & Swizz Beatz In The Studio Together
    Feb 27, 2013 at 12:56pm
    Despite spawning a very successful single and video, not much is known about Drake's Nothing Was The Same. All we can confirm is that the YMCMB rapper is currently in the process of
  • Swizz Beatz Joins Monster Cable Inc. As Board Member & Equity Investor
    Swizz Beatz Joins Monster Cable Inc. As Board Member & Equity Investor
    Feb 6, 2013 at 12:55pm
    Swizz Beatz is once again making moves in the business world. The rapper/producer seems to be continuously taking on new ventures, his latest is with Monster Cable Inc., as a board member and equity investor of the headphones and audio gear company.
  • Mashonda Talks About Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Trying To Exert Her Role As A Mother
    Mashonda Talks About Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Trying To Exert Her Role As A Mother
    Sep 10, 2010 at 01:19pm
    Producer Swizz Beatz's ex-wife Mashonda opens up about her past marriage to the hitmaker and shared details about his newlywed Alicia Keys wanting to exert her role as a mother in the October issue of Sister 2 Sister. Click here to find out more! According to Mashonda, Keys wanted their son to view the singer as her new mother.
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