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Alicia Keys: Rock Me Amadeus

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, February 2002

It's a long way from New York's 42nd Street to the 44th annual Grammy Awards. But after seven years of juggling Harlem street life, fractious producers and missed homework, the world belongs to platinum-selling soul queen Alicia Keys. "Bring it all up, get it all out," the Mozart-loving, "knowledge-soaked" 21-year-old tells Phil Sutcliffe.

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