Alicia Keys Rocks Epic Music Braided Ponytail For ‘Billboard’ Cover

Alicia Keys X Billboard
Photo Credit: Miller Mobley

Alicia Keys is serving up all sorts of musical goodness in a new cover spread for Billboard. She sent social media abuzz after revealing she is dropping her first new album, A.L.I.C.I.A., in three years. Slated for release next year, she says it’s “the best therapy I ever had.”

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She’s also giving us hair harmony with an epic braided ponytail for the shoot. Coifed by celebrity hairstylist Nai’Vaisha, Alicia poses it up in a waist-length braided masterpiece adorned with musical notes and symbols.


Alicia Keys X Billboard
Photo Credit: Miller Mobley

The normally fresh-faced beauty rocks a minimal face beat by Chichi Saito and rocks a palette of vibrant neon gree and orange monochromatic looks styled up by Jason Bolden.

Alicia Keys X Billboard
Photo Credit: Miller Mobley

Alicia has never been afraid to make bold statements — whether music, fashion or hair. And, we are so here for it.

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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. she is a Black beauty editor; founder of Sadiaa, the premiere beauty directory for women of color, and editor for HypeHair.com.