Born and raised in New York, Alicia was destined to make it big. At the tender age of 7, Alicia was introduced to the piano. She studied classical music from Beethoven, Mozart, and Chopin (which was her favorite) and delved into such jazz greats as Marian McPartland, Oscar Peterson and Fats Waller. By the age of 14 she wrote her first song "Butterflyz" which is featured on her latest album "Songs in A Minor." Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Nina Simone, Donny Hathaway, were all h...
Oh My God, the [hip-hop] videos! The imagery is so awful! I just can't get with it at all. The best thing I can say about it is that sometimes you have to see that kind of stuff so as to have a more balanced view about why it's so bad.
Keys Cancels Cleveland Concert With Swollen Vocal Chords AP - CLEVELAND (AP) — Alicia Keys has scrapped a concert in Cleveland after canceling her show in Pittsburgh earlier this week. A message posted on her Web site says the 27-year-old R&B singer has swollen vocal cords. She was scheduled to perform Thu... Fri April 25, 2008, 2:16 am
Wrap-up Of Entertainment Quotes From The Associated Press AP - "My comments about `gangsta rap' were in no way trying to suggest that the government is responsible for creating this genre of rap music." ? Alicia Keys, saying comments she made in a Blender magazine interview were misrepresented.... Thu April 17, 2008, 3:17 pm