Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Alicia Keys is set to make a splash in the beverage industry with her newly trademarked tea brand, “Alicia Teas.”
The move to create her tea line was reportedly inspired by a heartfelt gift from her husband, Swizz Beatz.
According to TMZ, Alicia Keys’ company, Alicia Worldwide, has filed a trademark for “Alicia Teas,” signaling her intent to launch her tea brand in the near future, aiming to introduce innovation to the beverage market.
Swizz Beatz, a celebrated music producer known for his work with Ruff Ryders, played a pivotal role in encouraging Alicia Keys to embark on this entrepreneurial venture. In 2020, Swizz Beatz gifted his wife a collection of tea bags featuring her name for her birthday.
He also expressed his belief that the brand would eventually be available in Starbucks locations worldwide.
During an after-party for the Grammy Awards, which Alicia Keys hosted in 2020, Swizz Beatz presented the tea bags as a birthday surprise.
“Happy birthday, we got an endless amount of teas, and everybody in Starbucks around the world, you’re gonna see Alicia Teas,” He confidently stated.
His thoughtful gesture and bold vision planted the seeds for what is now Alicia’s venture into the tea industry.
The details surrounding the launch of Alicia Teas, such as its distribution and pricing, remain undisclosed at this time. However, Alicia Keys’ foray into the world of tea signifies her commitment to exploring diverse business opportunities.
In a reciprocal display of love and appreciation, Alicia Keys recently surprised Swizz Beatz with a birthday trip to France to celebrate his 45th birthday.
The celebration took place in the picturesque Cognac region of France at a magnificent chateau. Surrounded by friends like Pharrell and family, the group enjoyed a lavish dinner hosted by Hennessy, featuring fresh fish, sushi, and flowing red wine.
Swizz Beatz expressed his gratitude for the heartfelt celebration in an Instagram caption, stating: “The love for my 45 made me feel ultra-alive! Thank you everyone for the love and blessings!!! Thank you @hennessy for hosting me & my family at your amazing castle. The biggest thank you to my amazing, thoughtful wife for setting up this one-of-a-kind night.”