This site is dedicated to one of the most talented R&B female artists on the planet, Alicia Keys. Here you'll find a brief biography of Alicia Keys, outlining her life from childhood up till her rise to stardom. In addition to Alicia Keys facts, this site is also loaded with tons of Alicia Keys multimedia, ranging from images to wallpapers. Visit us often as we're constantly updating the site with fresh new content to satisfy all Alicia Keys fans.
Alicia Keys Growing Up
The Alicia Keys that we love and adore today was born Alicia J.
Augello-Cook on January 25, 1981 in
Teresa Augello raised Alicia on her own in
After only 3 years of high school, Keys graduated from the Professional Performing Arts School at the age of 16. Keys was nominated as Valedictorian of her graduating class.
Following high school, Keys made the decision to drop out of
Alicia Keys - The Road to Fame
Things looked bright for Keys when she landed a demo deal with
Columbia Records. Working under Columbia Records, Keys made an
appearance on the Men in Black soundtrack in 1997 with the single “Dah
Dee Dah (Sexy Thing).” At
Creative differences with label execs would continue to follow Keys
at Arista Records. The Arista heads wanted Keys to follow in the
footsteps of fellow Arista label mates Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey
while Keys desired to be her own self. Fortunately, for Keys she
would get her way after jumping ship to Clive Davis’ very own label J