American singer Alicia Keys says children should be ''free to laugh and live without walls, borders, bans or repeals'', in light of the decision to scrap the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.
Alicia Keys believes children should be ''free to laugh and live without walls, borders, bans or repeals''.
The 36-year-old star - who has a six-year-old son called Egypt and a two-year-old son called Genesis with her husband Swizz Beatz - has spoken out against US President Donald Trump's plan to scrap the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, which allows certain illegal immigrants who entered America as minors to remain in the country.
Alicia, whose father is African-American and her mother is Sicilian, responded on Twitter: ''All Children should have a field of dreams to play in.
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Swizz Beatz and Liz Walaszczyk attending the 'We Are The Night' Halloween Party hosted by Bacardi x Kenzo Digital held at the Duggal Greenhouse in Brooklyn, New York City, United States - Saturday 29th October 2016
Alicia Keys and her husband, rapper and producer Swizz Beatz, have shared a beautiful family photograph which includes the latest addition to their large family. Take a look at the adorable picture of baby Genesis!
Alicia Keys has shared an adorable new family photograph which includes her new born son, Genesis. The 34-year-old uploaded the picture on to Instagram, adding the caption "Blessings and love", on Friday (27th February). Keys and her husband, rapper and producer Swizz Beatz A.K.A. Kasseem Dean, welcomed their second child together, Genesis Ali Dean, on 27th December 2014. The couple already have one son, 4-year-old Egypt Daoud, and Beatz has three children from previous relationships.
Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys have shared a beautiful family portrait on Instagram.
Released in the UK today, Nas takes us on a journey through his landmark debut 'Illmatic'.
The 1990s marked a turning point for rap and hip hop, with plenty of artists making their mark on the scene with seminal releases. Nas was one of them, and now his landmark debut 'Illmatic' is being explored in a telling documentary, 'Nas: Time Is Illmatic'.
'Time Is Illmatic' explores the legacy of Nas' debut
Like many young black men exposed to rap culture, Nas (born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones) was forced to live a life of fear and poverty as a youth, with guns and killings being a thing of daily terror. After his early collaborator Ill Will was shot dead and his brother injured in the process, it was time to write an album revealing the truth about ghetto culture - and the fear and rivalry that comes with it. 'Nas: Time Is Illmatic' explores his moving relationship with his parents against the grim backdrop of Queensbridge, as he rose up to become one of the greatest rapstars of all time.
Super cool couple announce imminent arrival of a sibling for Egypt
American singer Alicia Keys has announced that she is expecting her second child with her husband Swizz Beatz. The recording superstar made the announcement over her Twitter account on Wednesday night, the fourth wedding anniversary of her marriage to the hip-hop artist.
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are expecting their second child
The 33 year old ‘Girl On Fire’ singer wrote “Happy Anniversary to the love of my life @therealswizzz! And to make it even sweeter we’ve been blessed with another angel on the way!! You make me happier than I have ever known! Here’s to many many more years of the best parts of life!!"
'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' stars Emma Stone and Paul Giamatti made their entrances on the red carpet at the New York premiere of the movie. The actors play Spider-Man's love interest Gwen Stacy and his nemesis The Rhino, respectively. Emma certainly stood out in a floor-skimming, white, Grecian gown.
'Girl On Fire' hitmaker Alicia Keys looked stunning in a red satin gown as she posed on the proverbial red carpet alongside her hip hop husband of three years Swizz Beatz at the 10th Annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
R&B star Alicia Keys appears with her husband Swizz Beatz and adorable 3-year-old son Egypt Daoud Dean on the red carpet at the 10th Annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York.
Swizz Beatz and Pharrell Williams - PHARRELL WILLIAMS At Liberty Fairs 10th Anniversary of Billionaire Boys Club" at Pure Nightclub Inside Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino In Las Vegas, NV on 8/21/13 - Las Vegas, NV, United States - Wednesday 21st August 2013
Jay has already been paid for 1 million sales by Samsung, but they wont count as legitimate sales in the UK Album Chart
It looked as though Jay-Z's next album already had the number one spot wrapped up before it was even released, however the powers at the Official UK Chart have decided that if Jay-Z wants a number one album he's going to have to do it the old fashion way; by selling Magna Carta Holy Grail, rather than just giving it away.
The rapper signed a $5 million deal with phone manufacturers Samsung to provide fans with early access to his upcoming album as well as a free download to the rapper/businessman's newest release. Samsung has purchased a million copies of the album that will be distributed amongst a million Samsung smartphone users on July 4th and should the free downloads count in the charts then it will all but guaranteed it a place at No. 1. Only thing is, now that this won't be the case in the UK, will other countries follow suit?
The Official Charts Company said this week: “Music which consumers receive free of charge, either as physical releases or downloads, have never counted towards the Official Charts and this release will be no different. Legitimate purchases of Jay-Z's album will count, however, as usual.”
Date of birth
13th September, 1978