Alicia Keys has no doubt that she and Swizz Beatz, her husband of nearly a decade, are meant to be together.
“He’s definitely like a confidant to me, and I am to him,” says Keys, 39, opening up in this week’s issue of People magazine, which includes an exclusive excerpt from her new autobiographical book More Myself. In it she shares never-before-told details of her and Beatz’ rollercoaster ride to romance.
The New York City natives first met when Keys, born Alicia Augello-Cook, was 14 and Beatz, born Kasseem Dean, was 16, brought together by a mutual high school friend. But Keys wasn’t interested then and she remained that way for years to come.
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