R&B celebrity Alicia Keys is putting pen to paper to detail her lifestyle story for her 1st memoir.
The Empire State of Brain hitmaker, genuine identify Alicia Augello Cook dinner, has inked a offer with officers at An Oprah E book, Oprah Winfrey’s new Flatiron Publications imprint, to launch More Myself this November (19).
„I can NOT consider this is happening!“ Alicia exclaimed in a put up on Twitter.
„My sister, mentor & the QUEEN herself assisted me share my journey! Thank you @Oprah for allowing me share my reality as the 1st release of your new book imprint & for demanding me to grow to be A lot more MYSELF.“
Sharing the ebook news herself, Oprah tweeted, „@aliciakeys has navigated the spotlight and pressures of fame although retaining a humble and lovely spirit. I am honored she selected to share her private tale #MoreMyself as a result of my imprint. You can study it on 11/5 and it’s accessible for pre-order now.“
Publishers assert the autobiography will present followers a „360-diploma point of view“ on her daily life, increasing up in New York City’s rough Hell’s Kitchen area neighbourhood and establishing her expertise as a classically-educated piano player and singer, signing her initially record offer at just 15.
She went on to discover fame with her critically-acclaimed 2001 debut album, Songs in A Minimal, which gained her five Grammy Awards. She has because extra 10 far more to her outstanding haul.
Extra Myself will also most probably element the 38 year old’s conclusion to ditch make-up in 2016 as section of her journey towards self-empowerment, and delve into her relationship to hip-hop star Swizz Beatz, the father of her two sons, Egypt, eight, and Genesis, four, as very well as her originally rocky highway to co-parenting with the producer’s ex-spouse, singer Mashonda, with whom he shares 12-yr-outdated son Kasseem Dean, Jr.
Swizz and Mashonda, who formerly accused Alicia of thieving her gentleman, finalised their divorce in 2010, soon ahead of he tied the knot with Keys.