One of my personal favorite songs from the album, “3 Hour Drive”, which features Sampha, got a little twist this morning. SiR stepped in to cover Sampha’s part on the COLORS stage. Check it out below.
The long awaited album from Alicia Keys is finally arriving. The album will be released this Friday, and you can purchase it here! The album will feature Miguel, Khalid, Sampha, Diamond Platnumz, Tierra Whack, Snoh Aalegra, & Jill Scott!
— Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) September 14, 2020
Alicia gave one of the most powerful performances of the night at the BET Awards last night. She delivered the first live performance of her heartbreaking new song, “Perfect Way to Die” at the 2020 BET Awards on Sunday, and it had fans feeling emotional.
“Whether it’s spiritual, or the blues, jazz, or hip-hop, music has always been the voice of the Black experience. It speaks to our resilience, our resistance, and even in the messiest of circumstances we find melody,” BET Awards host Amanda Seales began as she introduced Keys’ performance. “Tonight, as we revel in Black music, we must also honor the lives of those who have brought us to this moment of consciousness.”
Alicia Keys initially wrote “Perfect Way to Die” with the deaths of Michael Brown and Sandra Bland in mind, but her performance at the BET Awards paid tribute to many others who tragically lost their lives, including George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery.
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