Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

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Multiple-Grammy-winning musician, songwriter and producer Alicia Keys discusses the trajectory of her personal life and career. A classically trained pianist, Alicia was composing songs by age 12 and was signed to a professional recording deal at 15. Since then, Alicia has sold more than 35 million albums, won 15 Grammys and 17 NAACP Image Awards. Here, the artist talks about getting bitten by the singing bug; following her passion; being a wife to her husband, Swizz Beatz, and a mother to her son Egypt; and letting go of the anger she had toward her father. She reveals that when success happened for her, it hit like a whirlwind. Alicia says that between a rigorous touring schedule and media demands, she was starting to buckle from the stress. To cope, she took three weeks off and went on a trip that changed her life forever. Alicia shares the lessons she learned about finding herself on that pivotal trip to Egypt. 

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Millk A.

Hmm.... A great listen! Smh ☺ I had to play it again.... LoL

Sep 4th
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Sarajane Saturnio Nghiem

Beautiful and inspiring!

Jul 27th
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Rebecca Kingston

So beautiful. So authentic. Needed this today. xx

Jul 26th
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