Kasseem Dean Jr.
Kasseem Dean Jr., also known as KJ, is the son of American music producer Swizz Beatz and his ex-wife Mashonda Tifrere. KJ himself is involved in music like his parents as he is a rapper.
Kasseem Dean Jr. was born into a life of privilege as he is renowned for being the child of Swizz Beatz, an American hip-hop artist, and his former spouse Mashonda Tifrere, an American singer. His father is a Grammy award-winning record producer known for songs like It’s Me Snitches, Everyday Birthday, and Pistol On My Side.
Kasseem is the second of five children of Swizz Beatz however, he doesn’t share a biological relationship with his siblings, Nasir Dior Dean, Nicole Dean, Egypt Daoud Dean, and Genesis Ali Dean. His zodiac sign is Capricorn and goes by the nickname of KJ and Yaya Chronicles.
Kasseem’s Parents Are No Longer Together
Kasseem Dean Jr.’s parents are Swizz Beatz and Mashonda Tifrere. Swizz Beatz and Mashonda were married on February 15, 2003, and separated in 2008. However, the couple’s divorce wasn’t finalized until May 7, 2010. They share joint custody of Kasseem.
In addition to their co-parenting relationship, Swizz Beatz and Mashonda have been open about their efforts to maintain a positive relationship and prioritize their son’s well-being. In fact, co-authored a book titled, “Blend: The Secret to Co-Parenting and Creating a Balanced Family.”
The book has been received pretty well by the general public. Kasseem’s parents share their experiences and offer advice to other co-parents through the medium of this book. Swizz Beatz’s current wife, Alicia Keys, foreword the book.
Net Worth Of Kasseem’s Parents
Kasseem Dean Jr. doesn’t work for a living as he is still in his teenage years at the time of this writing. So, we will look at his parent’s wealth instead. His father, Swizz Beatz’s net worth was estimated to be around $150 million. His mother, Mashonda has a net worth of $5 Million. Both of their main source of income is music.
Kasseem’s father has earned his wealth through his successful career as a rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. Besides music, he has also made a lot of money through real estate. He along with his wife, Alicia owns a mansion worth $12.1 million in Englewood, NJ. The couple also possesses a striking home valued at $20.8 million in La Jolla, CA.
Mashonda is a singer and a songwriter and that has helped her to make a living doing it. Her songs like Love Changes, and Forbidden Fruit, have been a huge success and have helped her to earn a lot of money. Besides that, she also does a bit of modeling.
Has Four Half-Siblings
Kasseem may not have his own sibling but he has been blessed with four halfsiblings thanks to his father’s relationships with multiple women. Swizz Beatz fathered his first son, Nasir Dior Dean, on October 25, 2000, with his first girlfriend. He has a daughter named Nicole Dean, born on May 22, 2008, with his second girlfriend, Jahna Sebastian.
Swizz Beatz also has kids with his current wife, Alicia Keys. He has two more sons, Egypt Daoud Dean, born on October 14, 2010, and Genesis Ali Dean, born on December 27, 2014, with his current wife, Alicia Keys as mentioned in Essence Magazine. Kasseem’s father loves posting about him and his other kids on his social media.
Who Is Kasseem Dean Jr.’s Mother?
Kasseem Dean Jr.’s mother, Mashonda Tifrere is an American singer-songwriter, artist, and philanthropist. She was born on January 9, 1978, in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in Harlem, New York City. She began her career in the music industry as a backup singer for various artists, including Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z.
In November 2005, Mashonda released her debut album, “January Joy,” in Japan which featured collaborations with artists such as Kanye West, Nas, and Common. She later went on to release a second album, “The Renovation Series,” in 2011.
Mashonda is also a visual artist and has exhibited her works in various galleries and museums in New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami. Her artworks explore themes such as identity, spirituality, and social issues. In addition to her artistic pursuits, she is a philanthropist and is actively involved in various charitable organizations. She is the founder of ArtLeadHer, a platform that supports and promotes female artists.
Kasseem Is A Musician Himself
Kasseem Dean, Jr. has taken on the same path as his parents as he is already making music at such a young age. And, no surprise that his parents are proud of it. He has previously worked on a song with his father, Swizz Beatz in one of his albums. BCK has mentioned in their article that he made a song called, Take Your Time with his father.
But, that’s not all as Kasseem has also released a few songs on his own. He released a song called HAH! on his Soundcloud in 2022. Mashonda’s son has also previously made a song on the theme of the popular animated show, Adventure Time. His genre of music is Hip-Hop & Rap.
Is Present On Instagram
Kasseem unlike many celebrity kids doesn’t live a lowkey life and is present on Instagram. You can find him on his Insta page @yayachronicles. However, he isn’t much of a social media user as he hardly posts on the platform.
Of the few posts, Swizz Beatz’s son has on his page, most of them are just pictures of himself. It suggests that he doesn’t prefer sharing the details of his personal life on the Internet.
A Bit About Kasseem Dean Jr.’s Father, Swizz Beatz
Swizz Beatz, whose birth name is Kasseem Dean, is a multi-talented American musician, producer, and entrepreneur. Born on September 13, 1978, in The Bronx, New York City, he started his music career at a young age and made his mark as a successful music producer, working with big names in the industry such as Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Praise Mary Ella’s father, DMX.
Kasseem’s father became known for his signature sound, incorporating hard-hitting drumbeats, catchy hooks, and unconventional samples. He produced hit songs like “Ruff Ryders Anthem,” “Party Up,” and “Money Cash Hoes,” which helped him gain widespread recognition and earn numerous accolades.
In 2007, Swizz Beatz released his debut album, “One Man Band Man,” featuring collaborations with fellow artists such as Lil Wayne, Chris Martin of Coldplay, and Cassidy. He went on to release several more albums, including “Haute Living” and “Poison,” and has continued to work with some of the biggest names in music.
Swizz Beatz is also known for his philanthropic work and is a strong advocate for children’s education and the arts. He is involved with various organizations and has started his own non-profit organization, the “Dean Collection,” which aims to support and empower artists from diverse backgrounds.
Some Other Facts On Swizz Beatz’s Son
- KJ was born on December 22, 2006.
- KJ is a big fan of sports and has participated in school football tournaments.
- KJ stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) and weighs around 110 lbs (50 kg).
- KJ besides rapping also has a talent for playing piano and drums.
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