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Apparently, there are some issues going on between Swizz Beatz, his daughter Nicole, Nicole’s mother, and his wife Alicia Keys.

A few weeks ago, as The Shade Room reports, Nicole’s mother, Jahna Sebastian took to Instagram to criticize Keys as a stepmother, and now she’s claiming that she fears for her life due to a message that Swizz Beatz (real name: Kasseem Dean)  and Swizz’s mother posted on Instagram, referencing all of his children’s mothers.

Due to violent threats, I am now forced to post this. Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys husband and her fan base have been threatening me. His wife, who is supposed to be 'pro women' is aware of this. I fear for my life and safety. I am alone with Nicole and the only way to protect myself is to let everyone know. It's the public that enabled them to put people down in the first place. It's been long ten years of abuse, misogyny and disrespect from these two people. Scroll through to see, why it is so hard to speak to them.They think money gives them the right to put mothers down and treat them whichever way they want. Nicole is 11, not 18. The same week he claimed publicly to call any time, in reality he told to never talk to him again, shutting me down, sending hate. l gifs mocking appearance, racist gifs mocking my culture. This is how women are treated in this family. Also his wife's 'pro women' engineer Ann is also attacking. I don't even know her. I will speak as I must now. Just because I am in the minority as a woman of color, an immigrant who was a refugee in the UK and eventually became British Citizen without any help; just because I have no family in the UK apart from my daughter; just because I am a single mother, does not mean I can be humiliated, bullied, threatened or harassed. Even if it is coming from a group of people. They claim to be a part of the movement of women empowerment. Who in their right mind threatens the mother of their child publicly on social media like that? Promoting violence against a woman, a mother of your child, is very low and unmanly, to say the least. His post also is popularizing the idea of violence against the mother of the child, which is on one hand, aggravating the public to think it's okay to do so, in case they want to win their idol's favor, on another hand, sets a bad example to men. He posted it to millions of people publicly. Threats like this could potentially put in danger not only me, but my daughter, as she is with me walking down these streets. I have been raising my daughter alone, for the first two years without child support. I have achieved everything myself.

309 Likes, 254 Comments - Jahna Sebastian (@jahnasebastian) on Instagram: "Due to violent threats, I am now forced to post this. Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys husband and her fan..."

Sebastian recently shared a lengthy Instagram post that is addressed to Swizz Beatz’s and Keys’ fans. “Due to violent threats, I am now forced to post this,” Sabastian wrote. “Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys’ husband, and her fan base have been threatening me.”

Sebastian then went on to further criticize Keys, stating that “his wife, who is supposed to be ‘pro-women'” is “aware” of Beatz’s behavior.

“I fear for my life and safety. I am alone with Nicole and the only way to protect myself is to let everyone know. It’s the public that enabled them to put people down in the first place,” Sebastian wrote on Instagram.

She also shared text message threads between herself and Swizz Beatz where the producer told her that he didn’t want to talk to her, he only wanted to speak to his daughter. In the thread, Sebastian told Beatz that she knows how he’s been treating his other two children’s mothers (Mashonda & Nichole).

Beatz told Sebastian to forget about the other two mothers because he was addressing her. “These BMs [baby mommas] playing with me like my mom don’t carry the 40 at all times,” Beatz wrote in an Instagram story, which is the message that Sebastian says she feels threatened by.

Mashonda, Swizz Beatz, and children

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 26: Recording artist Swizz Beatz (R) with wife Mashonda (L) and their songs arrive at the 2007 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 26, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.

Back in December of 2019, Sebastian took to Instagram criticizing Alicia Keys as a stepmother because she purchased Beatz and Sebastian’s daughter an iPhone X. Sebastian also complained about how her daughter began calling Alicia Keys “Umi,” which means mother in Arabic.

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 10: Host US singer-songwriter Alicia Keys (L) and husband rapper Swizz Beatz backstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

However, Beatz commented on her Instagram post, stating that the phone she was referring to was actually an old phone of his that he doesn’t use that he set up specifically so that Sebastian could reach out to their daughter while she was with him, instead of having to contact Beatz directly.

Swizz also commented that he had previously spoken to Sebastian that day, and she failed to mention anything about the phone. “Knock it off,” Beatz wrote.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.

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