We like the way Alicia Keys does birthdays. When her hubby Swizz Beatz turned 35 on September 13, she pulled out all the stops with a Coming to America themed birthday party.

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With friends like La La Anthony (who, according to TheYBF.com, which first reported the story, attended high school with Swizz) Swizz’ parents, grandmom and even…wait for it…his ex-wife Mashonda in attendance, Keys turned a New York City space into Zamunda,  complete with African dancers, music and even thrones.

Who said they’ll never be royals? Click for the pics.

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