We made our statement that we’re still working together. I said I would be continuing to support her career. They wanna look at ‘Alicia Keys.’ That sh-t is ignorant.” True enough but by speaking out Swizz Beatz has put even more people on to a story he wanted to keep private, and Alicia Keys, she’ll be expected to say something about this friendship too. Mashonda has a single coming out that I funded, photo shoots that I funded. One taste of the Keys is all it took to spin ol boy’s world. I can’t go to the supermarket without [seeing them].” Of Keys, Mashonda then said, “She has a song called ’Karma’, you know what goes around comes around, what goes up must come down. Alicia Keys revealed the first photo of her new baby Genesis in a stunning family portrait posted to Instagram on Friday, Feb. The "Girl on Fire" singer, 34, shared a beautiful black-and-white portrait of herself with her husband Swizz Beatz and their children, including the latest addition."To me, the word 'family' has no singular definition and the modern family is made up of all kinds of beautiful people of different walks of life willing to put love first." The relationship between Keys, Swizz Beatz, and Mashonda was rocky for a time following the 2010 divorce of Swizz and Mashonda.But they have since come a long way when it comes to forgiveness and letting go, Mashonda told ESSENCE in an exclusive interview.Born Kasseem Dean, Swizz Beatz, 36, cozies up to his older son Kasseem Dean Jr., who is almost 7 years old.
Keys told Jet magazine about the relationship, “…[They] were apart for some time before we ever got together…that doesn’t matter to those who take pleasure in trying to knock others down…there’s no need to fight what’s not true…” Mashonda gave her reaction to Keys’ claim about the state of her marriage saying, “Not much surprises me anymore when it comes to this situation.I truly thought that everyone’s priority was the well being of the children involved.I don’t see the sense in throwing oil on a fire, it just takes us back to point A.” Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys have been married for just two years, but Mashonda has always maintained that her former husband was cheating with Keys for quite some time during the demise of their five year marriage.Back in 2010, the former wife of Swizz Beatz penned an open letter to his now-current wife via Twitter over what she regarded as Key’s insensitive remarks about her relationship with megastar producer.She remarked, “If you are reading this Alicia, let me start by saying, you know what you did.
Former Love & Hip Hop star Mashonda Tifrere certainly has come a long way in her relationship with ex-husband Swizz Beatz and his wife Alicia Keys.