Alicia Keys reacts to Erykah Badu’s daughter singing If I Ain’t Got You
In 2001, Alicia Keys breathed new life into the R&B world. Back then, Alicia Keys was definitely more of a neo soul artist. The lane she was occupying, with her piano in tow, was previously dominated by the likes of Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill.
Alicia Keys would have a massive 2001 debut, before going to work on her sophomore album. In 2003, Alicia Keys returned with The Diary of Alicia Keys, which was her signature album. While most people know about “You Don’t Know My Name,” Alicia Keys won the hearts of the fans with “If I Ain’t Got You.”
Actually, Alicia Keys wrote “If I Ain’t Got You,” not longer after her debut album. When Alicia Keys learned of Aaliyah’s death, she said she penned that song in her honor. Alicia Keys went onto enjoy a career that’s spanned twenty two years and counting. Recently, Erykah Badu’s daughter, Puma, did a cover of “If I Ain’t Got You.” Alicia Keys got wind of her rendition of her 2004 hit. On TikTok, Alicia Keys watched her sing the song. By the look on her face, Alicia Keys was speechless.