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Alicia Keys Making Documentary on Black Women Entertainers

Alicia Keys is shining the light on Black women in entertainment.  She is teaming with PBS to create a documentary titled American Masters: How It Feels To Be Free.  Six legendary entertainers have been chosen to spotlight: Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson, Pam Grier, and Abbey Lincoln. These women had to overcome the roadblocks… Read more »

Alicia Keys on Difficult Relationship With Her Father

Alicia Keys shared a letter on her Instagram that she wrote to her father when she was a teenager. She sent her father ‘divorce papers.’ She shares this in her new book, More Myself. As a teen, and his oldest child, she was tired of his broken promises and that he had time for everyone… Read more »

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys Had to Audition for Prince

Alicia Keys admitted that Prince would not let her cover one of his songs before she sang it for him first.  Keys told the story on Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast.  While trying to get her first album together, Keys wanted to cover Prince’s How Come You Don’t Call Me. She was able to get Prince on the phone…. Read more »