Alicia Keys cries tears of joy watching clip of her son Egypt performing with her

One of the special moments in Alicia KeysThe Untold Story docuseries is when she and 11-year-old son Egypt watch a clip of him accompanying her on piano as she sang "Raise a Man" at an awards show in 2019.

The 15-time Grammy winner says she became very emotional, with tears of joy.

"I'm not the crying type, I'm really not," Alicia tells People. "[But] you get so sensitive just [thinking] about how life goes on, and seeing him next to me and remembering that moment. That moment was the first time that he performed with me on stage, and I remember being completely so wrapped up in him being okay because I asked him to do it."

Egypt first resisted the request to perform with his mother, but eventually agreed.

"I was so nervous for him that I remember at midnight the night before the show, I realized I hadn't even practiced," Alicia said. "I remember all of this and I'm sitting there watching it with him and just…how I feel about him and seeing his growth and watching him go on stage and just completely own — it just hit me like a ton of bricks."

Egypt is the oldest of two boys Alicia has with husband Swizz Beatz. She says he's full of talent.

"He's definitely a natural," she said. "He's been a natural since he was a baby, and he loves it, and I'm glad that he loves it. … He's a lot like me. He's the life of the party, he's the one that kind of brings everyone together. He looks out for everyone, he's that guy. And I love that about him."

Keys, who turned 40 in January, celebrated her 11th wedding anniversary with Swizz, 43, in July.

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