Alicia Keys is on fire for the January 2013 issue of Essence. She graces the cover in a red strapless peplum dress, gold accessories and a huge bright smile. In the issue Alicia discusses her new look and learning to say “no.” “It’s okay if I can’t do every single thing. I finally understand that it doesn’t make me a lesser artist or human being,” stated the diva.
The Grammy Award winning singer also dished on how unprepared she was for Sandy. “After the third or fourth tuna fish sandwich, and after we learned we’d be without power for a week, I called my mother, who lives Uptown. She was okay and hadn’t lost any power, so we ended up going to her house. We were pretty lucky.”
Read the full article due to hit stands December 7.