Quote by Alicia Keys

I’m a very positive person, but this whole concept of having to always be nice, always smiling, always happy, that’s not real. It was like I was wearing a mask. I was becoming this perfectly chiselled sculpture, and that was bad. That took a long time to understand.

Quote by Alicia Keys : “When I was younger, st”

When I was younger, studying classical music, I really had to put in the time. Three hours a day is not even nice – you have to put in six.

Quote by Alicia Keys : “When I was younger, my”

When I was younger, my mother and I, we’d have these crazy, crazy fights. Everyone would storm out mad, and the only way that I’d be able to express myself was to write her. We would write letters back and forth for days. When I’m writing, I feel uninterrupted. I write what I’m going through […]

Quote by Alicia Keys : “The writing process, t”

The writing process, the way I go about it is I do whatever the beat feels like, whatever the beat is telling me to do. Usually when the beat comes on, I think of a hook or the subject I want to rap about almost instantly. Within four, eight bars of it playing I’m just […]