Caption: Swizz Beatz and Jay Z
Soundtrack, Composer, Actor
Born: August 30, 1978
Star sign: Virgo
Known for: Any Given Sunday (1999), Django Unchained (2012), The Other Guys (2010), The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Swizz Beatz was born Kasseem Dean in the Bronx area of New York City. He relocated to Atlanta as a teenager, where he started to DJ parties. When his relatives became involved with the Ruff Ryders label, he began to produce tracks at the tender age of 16. Forgoing the practice of using samples, he used real instruments whenever possible and tried ...