"My son is two; he just had his second birthday on October 14th... and when the lights went out in the house, he went (started singing), 'Happy birthday...' It was so cute." Alicia Keys reveals the power outage that hit New York in the wake of superstorm Sandy made her son Egypt think he was celebrating a second second birthday. The R&B star lost music equipment in the storms and spent five days without power or fresh water.