*Kehinde Wiley honored Swizz Beatz with a painting of the music producer.
Wiley mainly paints portraits of everyday people, but from time-to-time, paints celebrities as well.
“We’ve seen our great gods and goddesses represented in painting and its just so cool to see that the culture of hip hop is now recognizing the power of that.”
Beatz is also an art lover and agreed with Wiley. “It’s a marriage, Im just glad that in 2014 people are recognizing it.”
But not everyone loves a marriage between hip hop and art. Drake sure doesn’t!
“It’s like Hov can’t drop bars these days without at least four art references! I would love to collect at some point, but I think the whole rap/art world thing is getting kind of corny.”
But art critics aren’t Beatz biggest worry. Rumors are circulating his wife Keys is pregnant after photos surfaced of what looks like a baby bump.
Beatz talk about Keys pregnancy rumors below: