Happy Birthday Alicia Keys! A Look Back At Her Best Hip Hop Collaborations

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Alicia Keys The SourceLooks Like It’s Somebody’s Birthday!

Today we celebrate the life of a woman that defines what it means to play Songs in A Minor but with a hip hop swag. Happy Birthday to the extremely talented and beautiful, Alicia Keys!

Her Source put together a slideshow to celebrate some of Alicia’s best hip hop collaborations throughout her career. This woman truly exemplifies what it means to remain herself by adding her influences into her music.

Check out the slideshow and celebrate Alicia Keys with us!

-Matia (@ms_hip_hop)

 

 

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1. Jay Z & Alicia Keys – “Empire State Of Mind”

If you’re from NY, this is the ultimate anthem for you! Jay Z & Alicia added their touch to the classic Frank Sinatra song” New York .” The song was also nominated for three Grammy Awards and it ended up winning Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. The single was heard on the hit tv show, Gossip Girl and became the pivot collaboration of Keys’ career. What a great way to celebrate your birthday listening to this song and where you’re from. The song is off Jay Z’s album, Blueprint III.

Matia Peebles is a native of Newark, NJ and a journalist for The Source Magazine and Her Source. Three words to describe her creative, word slinger, and dope. She is for women empowerment and running the world.

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