Posts Tagged ‘Alicia Keys’

Video: Alicia Keys feat. Kendrick Lamar – ‘It’s On Again’ (Starring Pharrell)

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Alicia Keys is a freedom fighter in the cinematic music video for “It’s On Again” featuring Kendrick Lamar. The powerful Pharrell-produced track is the lead single from the soundtrack to The Amazing Spider Man 2.

Kendrick kicks his rock heavy verse through a walkie-talkie as his team loads up a truck to open the visual. Alicia Keys lights up New York City and then meets up with her collaborators in the middle of Los Angeles, including Hans Zimmer who directs a string section while Keys plays a grand piano in the street. Scenes from the movie play throughout the clip making for an exciting watch and further look at the film.

The single is available on iTunes now, while the movie will hit theaters on May 2. Watch the new video below!

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Teaser: Alicia Keys feat. Kendrick Lamar – It’s On Again (Video)

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Been waiting on this…

While they just released the anticipated collaborative track “It’s On Again” last week, Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell are getting us ready for the music video premiere, and in typical film format, of course they had to tease us with a theatrical trailer first!

Dropping the 45 second teaser for the skyrocketing track, it seems as if it will be just as adventurous as the movie. Showing shots of Pharrell, Kendrick and A. Keys getting ready to do some damage, it’s easy to see why this was a great collaborative effort amongst the artists.

Looking as if it were to be a scene plopped in the middle of the movie, we’re sure that the official video won’t fall short of this chilling teaser.

Ready to see what we mean? Take a look at the clip below, and don’t forget to check out The Amazing Spiderman 2 when it hits theaters on May 2!

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New Music: Alicia Keys feat. Kendrick Lamar – It’s On Again (Prod. by Pharrell)

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Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell take it to the big screen with their new collaboration “It’s On Again.”  The anticipated song is the lead single from the upcoming soundtrack to The Amazing Spider Man 2.

Skateboard P handles the production along with Hans Zimmer, while Alicia Keys takes the lead and Kendrick offers a hard-edged opening verse over heavy electric guitars.

“I’m very excited to be a part of such a powerful collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer,” says Alicia. “This is the next chapter in the Spider-Man legacy and we really feel ‘It’s On Again’ captures the experience, the story—and most importantly—the meaning behind the film, which is that we all have the potential to be extraordinary. There’s a little bit of a Super Hero in all of us.”

The three recently filmed the music video for the anthemic song on Wilshire Boulevard in L.A., it will be available on iTunes tomorrow, Tuesday April 1, while the full soundtrack will arrive April 22.

Take a listen to their superhero collaboration below!

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First Look: Alicia Keys, Pharrell & Kendrick Lamar Shoot “It’s On Again” Video

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Fans have been patiently awaiting the release of Pharrell’s new collaboration with Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar for the upcoming Amazing Spider Man 2 soundtrack.

The song, which was previously revealed is titled “It’s On Again,” features Alicia Keys taking lead with Kendrick Lamar offering a verse, and Pharrell handling the production. Early Wednesday morning the superstars were spotted filming the official music video for the forthcoming release on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.

It appears they will be performing in the streets with Alicia at a grand piano and string section behind them.

Peep another photo below and stay tuned!

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Alicia Keys, Pharrell & Kendrick Lamar Power Up For ‘Spider-Man 2′ Soundtrack

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Well this is an interesting match up. With the sequel to The Amazing Spiderman on its way in just a matter of months, its about that time for artists to ban together to make the musical world a better place. Amongst those are top artists, Alicia Keys, Pharrell and rapper, Kendrick Lamar.

Joining together to create a new track titled, “It’s On Again,” for the film’s soundtrack, the trio have fans on their toes wondering what this new collaboration is going to sound like.

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Pharrell Says Alicia Key’s Next Album is ‘Incredible’ and ‘Next Level’

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Pharrell is on an actual high right now, as his sophomore album G I R L, released yesterday, is topping the charts everywhere reaching No. 1 in over 60 countries.

While he has plenty to talk about the hit-maker called in to speak with Angie Martinez on Hot 97 for an interview on Monday. In addition to talking about the Oscars, making “Happy,” relationship with his wife Helen and more, P revealed some news about Alicia Keys next album, which he claims is ‘incredible’ and ‘next level.’

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New Music: Pharrell feat. Alicia Keys – Know Who You Are

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Pharrell Williams will release his much anticipated sophomore album G I R L to the world in less than a week, but he has given his fans and loyal followers a chance to preview the LP with a full album stream via iTunes Radio.

We are already lovin the album, but one of the tracks we were very interested to hear was his collaboration with Alicia Keys on “Know Who You Are.”   Lead by a funky bass line, and island vibe the feel-good tune features the duo offering some sound advice on following our feelings and self-worth.

P will perform at the Academy Awards on Sunday March 2, and G I R L will hit stores on March 3.  You can hear the full LP on iTunes radio now, and preview his duet with A. Keys below!

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New Music: Alicia Keys – Zebras & Airplanes

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Alicia Keys is in the gifting spirit today as she shares with fans the previously unreleased song “Zebras and Airplanes,” from her Element of Freedom era. The ethereal song, which she recorded five years ago, was inspired by a painting by Chloe Early.

“I had never been overcome to write a song after seeing a painting before, but this one sent me to another place,” wrote Alicia on her website AK Vault. “I felt it! The power, the freedom, the strength to gallop and fly. And I knew right at that moment I would write a song called ‘Zebras and Airplanes’ to describe that kind of love. The whole of you—body and soul—can gallop and fly!”

She also shared a Valentine’s Day wish for her fans. “Love on yourself. Pamper yourself. Cherish yourself. Today and forever,” she said. “I wish you the kind of love that comes from within and spreads all the way out!”

Take a listen to her V-Day gift below:

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