Multiple Grammy award-winning songbird, Alicia Keys is the June issue cover star of Essence Magazine and she opens up about a number of things.
The “Girl on Fire” hitmaker in her interview with Yes, Girl podcast hosted by Cori Murray and Charli Penn talks about releasing new music, her upcoming autobiography on Oprah Winfrey’s publishing imprint, An Oprah Book.
See excerpts below:
When She Realised She Was a Grown-ass Woman
The thing that comes to my mind is when I gave birth to Egypt, my first son. I went to visit my mama and my “auntie,” who has known my mother for a billion years. I was introducing her to the baby, and I’ll never forget the first thing she said to me: “Oh, you got your big-girl panties on now.” She was right. Prior to that moment, I would have definitely not had my big-girl panties on. I remember it was like a real transition. I was raised by my mother. She is a single mom and she’s a badass woman. She is so strong. I don’t even know how…