American Masters

Alicia Keys doesn’t mind being compared to Lena Horne

Clip: 01/18/2021 | 2m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

The musician talks about why she admires Horne so much and how one of her dreams would be to play her. She also explains what she means when she says that she’s “ready to be free.”

Aired: 01/18/21

Rating: NR

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A front row seat to the creative process

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