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Alicia Keys Shows off Her New Style on the Cover of 'Essence' Magazine

Alicia Keys ESSENCE Cover
Alicia Keys is on the January cover of Essence magazine where she's quoted saying: "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…”

Below is a snippet of the article:

"With her fifth studio album recently released and a worldwide tour to prepare for…Alicia Keys is busy! Here, the 14-time Grammy Award-winning artist, AIDS activist, wife and mom talks to ESSENCE about spiritual makeovers—and how she learned to say no in order to create a more balanced approach to her world. Keys—who lives in SoHo with her husband, producer Swizz Beatz, and their 2-year-old son, Egypt—also talks about being unprepared for Hurricane Sandy. After scrounging through the cupboards, scrambling to find something to eat that didn’t require cooking, she shares: “…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…”

The January issue of Essence hits newsstands on December 7th.