A pregnant Alicia Keys joins hands with her fiance Swizz Beatz during a traditional ceremony in South Africa.
“Alicia Keys has had her unborn child blessed in a traditional Zulu ceremony while in South Africa for the World Cup.
The Grammy award-winning singer, who is around five months pregnant, joined hands with music producer fiance Swizz Beatz for the outdoor blessing near Durban, on the country’s eastern coast.
Wearing tribal beads, Alicia and her baby were given Zulu names while standing under a fig tree known as the ‘healing tree’ by locals who believe it brings good fortune and health.
The star, 29, had the ritual performed by female elders on Wednesday after arriving in South Africa the previous week to headline the World Cup Kick-Off Concert in Johannesburg.
The R&B diva was given a blue robe to cover her shoulders, while Swizz, 31, donned a red sarong and leopard print sash.
Alicia was chosen to receive the blessing in return for her work with local children’s charity Bobbi Bear, whose workers are paid by the singer” Read More
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