Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, and More Music Icons Pose With Their Kids For Harper's Bazaar

Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, and more musicians are giving us a little glimpse of their sweet families. In the September issue of Harper's Bazaar, music icons are posing alongside their adorable children as part of the publication's feature, ICONS: The First Families of Music. The full spread features Bruce Springsteen and his daughter Jessica, Kanye West with his daughter North and son Saint, Christina Aguilera with her son Max and daughter Summer, Lionel and Nicole Richie, Mariah Carey with her twins Monroe and Moroccan, Billie Idol and Bonnie Blue Broad, Michael Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson, Steven and Liv Tyler, Erykah Badu with her daughters Puma and Mars, and Keith Richards's daughters Theodora and Alexandra Richards. Get a glimpse of the adorable families and their sweet quotes about parenthood ahead.

Kanye West With His Daughter North and Son Saint

Kanye West With His Daughter North and Son Saint

  • Kanye on his hopes for his children: "I hope my children never lose their confidence to society."
Bruce Springsteen With His Daughter Jessica

Bruce Springsteen With His Daughter Jessica

  • Bruce on the best advice he's given his daughter: "Keep your focus on what you really care about."
  • Jessica on family: "Family is everything to me. Whenever I have time off, the first thing I do is go home to see everyone. It's what makes me the happiest."
Theodora Richards and Alexandra Richards

Theodora Richards and Alexandra Richards

  • Theodora on the Richards family: "We are a traveling band of gypsies, this bunch. With everyone's crazy lives, it makes for great stories around the fireplace. Music, dancing, and laughter fill our home, and we make it so we're never apart for too long."
  • Alexandra on family: "Family to me is not just blood. It's a unity of powerful love and compassion for one another; it's about respecting and trusting one another."
Lionel Richie and Nicole Richie

Lionel Richie and Nicole Richie

  • Lionel on his wishes for his children: "I wish for my kids to discover who they are and explore their passions to the fullest."
  • Nicole on her similarity to her dad: "My dad and I will do anything for a laugh. If that means we're the butt of the joke, so be it. In a nutshell, we're desperate show ponies."
Christina Aguilera With Her Son Max and Daughter Summer
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Christina Aguilera With Her Son Max and Daughter Summer

  • Christina on motherhood: "I love being mama bear and providing support, strength, and a safe haven to my babies and loved ones, knowing that, above all else, it's the most important job I have."