Swizz Beatz


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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 ... See full bio »

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Deadpool Soundtrack
(2016)
Blue Streak Soundtrack
(1999)
Deadpool 2 Soundtrack
(2018)
(2001)

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 2020 Safety (writer: "Bring 'em Out" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2020 Hamilton (lyrics: "Meet Me Inside" - as Kasseem Dean) / (music: "Meet Me Inside" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2020 The King of Staten Island (performer: "Uproar") / (writer: "Uproar" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2020 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grand Finale (2020) ... (writer: "Get Up")
 2020 Charm City Kings (performer: "Millidelphia", "Pressure (I'm Cool)") / (writer: "Millidelphia", "Pressure (I'm Cool)", "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" - as Kasseem Dean)
  Godfather of Harlem (TV Series) (performer - 10 episodes, 2019) (writer - 10 episodes, 2019)
- Chickens Come Home to Roost (2019) ... (performer: "Just in Case") / (writer: "Just in Case")
- Rent Strike Blues (2019) ... (performer: "Just in Case", "Cold Blooded") / (writer: "Just in Case", "Cold Blooded")
- How I Got Over (2019) ... (performer: "Just in Case") / (writer: "Just in Case")
- Masters of War (2019) ... (performer: "Just in Case", "Saints and Shadows") / (writer: "Just in Case", "Saints and Shadows")
- Il Canto de Malavita (2019) ... (performer: "Just in Case") / (writer: "Just in Case")
 2019 Euphoria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Made You Look (2019) ... (writer: "X Gon' Give It to Ya")
 2019 Animal Kingdom (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tank (2019) ... (writer: "Uproar")
 2019 Shaft (writer: "Party Up (Up in Here)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2019 Always Be My Maybe (writer: "Pawn It All" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2019 Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (Documentary) (writer: "Check On It", "Get Me Bodied" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2019 Long Shot (writer: "Ruff Ryders Anthem" - as Kasseem Dean)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2008 - 2018) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2018)
- Liev Schreiber/Li'l Wayne (2018) ... (performer: "Uproar") / (writer: "Uproar" - as Kasseem Dean)
- Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (2010) ... (performer: "Ass on the Floor") / (writer: "Ass on the Floor")
- John Malkovich/T.I. (2008) ... (performer: "Swing Ya Rag")
 2018/II The Package (writer: "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2018 Deadpool 2 (writer: "X Gon' Give It to Ya" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2018 Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 April 2018 (2018) ... (writer: "Get Me Bodied" - uncredited)
 2014-2018 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Alicia Keys/Darren Criss/Rudy Francisco (2018) ... (writer: "Party Up (Up in Here)" - uncredited)
- Queen Latifah/Freddie Highmore/Sam Smith (2017) ... (writer: "Party Up (Up in Here)" - uncredited)
- Melissa McCarthy/Bobby Cannavale/Wild Belle (2016) ... (writer: "X Gon' Give It to Ya" - uncredited)
- Jason Segel/Steve Harvey/Alicia Keys (2014) ... (writer: "We Are Here")
 2016 Shameless (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You'll Never Ever Get a Chicken in Your Whole Entire Life (2016) ... (writer: "X Gon Give IT To Ya")
 2016 Sing ("Million Bucks") / (writer: "Million Bucks" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2016 Ghostbusters (writer: "Party Up (Up In Here)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2016 Central Intelligence (writer: "Party Up (Up in Here)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2015-2016 Empire (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- More Than Kin (2016) ... (performer: "Waitin' On Me" - uncredited)
- The Devils Are Here (2015) ... (performer: "Born to Lose" - uncredited)
 2016 The Boss (writer: "Tambourine" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2016 Deadpool (writer: "X Gon' Give It To Ya")
 2015 CSI: Cyber (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shades of Grey (2015) ... (performer: "Million Bucks")
 2015 Trainwreck (writer: "Tambourine" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 10: Around the World Special (2014) ... (writer: "Check on It" - uncredited)
- Week 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Million Dollar Bill" - uncredited)
 2014 This Is Where I Leave You (writer: "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2014 Top Five (writer: "Jigga My Nigga" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2014 Sex Tape (writer: "Where The Hood At" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2014 Rick and Morty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Something Ricked This Way Comes (2014) ... (writer: "X Gon' Give It to Ya" - uncredited)
 2014 Super League Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #16.1 (2014) ... (writer: "New Day" - uncredited)
 2013 This Is the End (writer: "Ruff Ryder's Anthem" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2013 Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bad Friend (2013) ... (writer: "Tambourine")
 2013 The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (performer: "Summer on Smash") / (writer: "Summer on Smash")
 2013 Broken City (writer: "Party Up (In Here)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "Roman's Revenge" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2012 Django Unchained (writer: "Unchained (The Payback/Untouchable)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2012 The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Roman's Revenge")
 2011 Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged (TV Movie) (writer: "Party Up (Up In Here)")
 2011 O Ses Türkiye (TV Series) (writer: "New Day")
 2011 How to Make It in America (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I'm Good (2011) ... (writer: "What Ya Want")
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Top 8 Performance (2011) ... (performer: "Tambourine")
- Top 6 Results (2008) ... (writer: "Tambourine")
- Top 18 (2008) ... (writer: "Touch It")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (writer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2011)
- Top 16 Perform (2011) ... (writer: "Put It In a Love Song")
- Meet the Top 20 (2011) ... (performer: "Everyday (Coolin')")
- Finale: Winner Announced (2009) ... (performer: "I Can Transform Ya")
- The Top Six Perform (2009) ... (performer: "I Can Transform Ya")
- Top 8 Results (2006) ... (writer: "Touch It")
 2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (writer: "Tambourine")
 2010 2010 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Fancy")
 2010/I Lottery Ticket (performer: "Million Bucks") / (writer: "I Can Transform Ya", "Million Bucks")
 2010 Step Up 3D (writer: "Tear Da Roof Off" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2010 The Other Guys (performer: "Top Down") / (writer: "Top Down" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.5 (2010) ... (writer: "Put It In A Love Song" - uncredited)
 2010 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bedrock (2010) ... (writer: "I Can Transform Ya")
- We Are the World 25 (2010) ... (writer: "I Can Transform Ya")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Ten: Final Results (2009) ... (writer: "Million Dollar Bill")
 2009 Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City (Video Game) ("Swing Ya Rag", uncredited)
 2009 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Scared Straight (2009) ... (performer: "It's Me Snitches" - uncredited)
 2009 Dance Flick (performer: "Swing Ya Rag") / (writer: "Swing Ya Rag")
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned (Video Game) ("Swing Ya Rag", uncredited)
 2009 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cook (2009) ... (writer: "Tambourine")
 2009 Bride Wars (writer: "Tambourine" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2008 Zack and Miri Make a Porno (writer: "Party Up (Up In Here)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2008 Wild Child (writer: "Tambourine" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Top Down", uncredited)
 2008 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Candy Richards (2008) ... (performer: "Take a Picture")
 2008 Step Up 2: The Streets (performer: "Money in the Bank") / (writer: "Money in the Bank" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2008 Meet the Spartans (writer: "Tambourine")
 2008 First Sunday (writer: "Hit the Block", "Party Up" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2007 Bring It On: In It to Win It (Video) (writer: "Get Me Bodied (Extended Mix)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2007 Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (writer: "Tambourine" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2006-2007 CSI: NY (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Past Imperfect (2007) ... (writer: "Tambourine (Dirty)" - uncredited)
- Sweet 16 (2006) ... (writer: "The Way You Do Me")
 2007 How She Move (writer: "Touch It" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2006 School for Scoundrels (writer: "Where the Hood at" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2006 Step Up (writer: "Get It" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2006 Take the Lead ("I Got Rhythm (Take the Lead Remix)", "La Cumparsita (Tango Remix)") / (producer: "Move Your Body", "I Like That You Can't Take That Away from Me", "Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)") / (writer: "Move Your Body", "Whuteva", "I Run Shit", "I Like That You Can't Take That Away from Me", "Take the Lead (Wanna Ride)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2006 The Pink Panther (producer: "Check On It (Pink Panther)" - as Kasseem Dean) / (writer: "Check On It (Pink Panther)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Video Game) (writer: "Ruff Ryders Anthem (Remix)")
 2005 AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (writer: "Rollin'")
 2005 King's Ransom (writer: "Party Up" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2005 Desperate Housewives (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- There Won't Be Trumpets (2005) ... (performer: "Set It Off" - uncredited)
 2005 NCIS (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bikini Wax (2005) ... (performer: "Streetz Melting")
 2004 UFC 50: The War of '04 (TV Special) (performer: "Get It on the Floor" - uncredited) / (writer: "Get It on the Floor" - uncredited)
 2004 The Cookout (music: "It's All Good") / (publisher: "It's All Good") / (writer: "It's All Good")
 2004 Soul Plane (performer: "Good Times")
 2004 You Got Served (performer: "Get It on the Floor") / (writer: "Get It on the Floor" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2003 Biker Boyz (performer: "Firecracker", "We Did It Again") / (writer: "Firecracker", "We Did It Again", "Big Business")
 2003 Fastlane (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Defense (2003) ... (performer: "Guilty")
 2002 Like Mike (writer: "Party Up" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2002 Blade II (writer: "Cowboy" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2002 Empire (writer: "J.O.S.E." - as Kasseem Dean)
 2001 How High (writer: "Party Up" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2001 Hardball ("Party Up")
 2001 The Fast and the Furious (writer: "Rollin' (Urban Assault Vehicle)")
 2001 Down to Earth ("Ruff Ryders' Anthem")
 2000 Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly (TV Special) (writer: "Party Up (Up in Here)" - as Kasseem Dean)
 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds (writer: "Party Up" - as Kasseem Dean)
 1999 Any Given Sunday (performer: "Move Right Now") / (producer: "Move Right Now") / (writer: "Move Right Now") / (writer: "My Niggas" - as Kasseem Dean)
 1999 Blue Streak (producer: "Girl's Best Friend") / (writer: "Girl's Best Friend" - as Kasseem Dean)
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Other Works:

Music video for Sean 'Diddy' Combs - Dirty Money: "Hello Good Morning". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Kaseem Dean | Kasseem 'Swizz Beatz' Dean | Kasseem Dean

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Dated Nicole Levy from August 1999 to February 2000. See more »

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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