Saturday, August 9, 2008

Style Hero: Alicia Keys

Alicia Augello Cook, a.k.a. Alicia Keys, was born to an Irish-Italian mother and a Jamaican-American father in Harlem, New York on January 15, 1981.

Keys graduated from the Professional Performing Arts School, a prestigious high school in Manhattan, as valedictorian at the age of sixteen in only three years. Although accepted to Columbia University, she decided to drop out and pursue her musical career.

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