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Known as a smart student, Alicia successfully graduated as valedictorian from the Professional Performing Arts School, a public high school in Manhattan.Making use of her scholarship, Keys briefly attended Columbia University, but then dropped out to pursue career in music. Around the same time, she teamed with Jack White to record "Another Way to Die," the theme song to , and the first-ever duet recorded for a James Bond film.In October 2009, Keys appeared on fellow native New Yorker Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind," a love song to the Big Apple and the wildly successful first single from the rapper's album.Seeking Prince‘s permission to cover his song “How Come You Don’t Call Me” proved difficult for Alicia Keys.The 15-time Grammy winner shared the intimate details of her first phone chat with the late star at a small .

She was born to an Afro father named Craig Cook and a Caucasian mother, Terri Augello.The deal never resulted in an album, but, by then, Keys attracted the attention of powerful music-industry mogul Clive Davis, who signed her to his Arista Records (which later merged with the newer J Records).Keys recorded two more songs for soundtracks, and then, in June 2001, released , debuted at Number One and produced another batch of hits including "You Don't Know My Name" (Number Three, 2004), "If I Ain't Got You" (Number Four, 2004) and "Diary" (Number Eight, 2004).The album's first single, "Doesn't Mean Anything," peaked at No. Many critics applauded the album's more mellow, low-key vibe and Prince-worthy synths, but the lack of a knockout single left consumers cool.

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