How Alicia Keys Told Her Mom She Was Choosing Music Over College

Season 3 Episode 301
Aired on 03/03/2013 | CC tv-pg
At age 16, singer Alicia Keys graduated valedictorian from her performing arts high school and had a major decision to make: go to Columbia University on scholarship or sign with Columbia Records. Once she made her decision to pursue a music career, she knew she had to present her case to her tough paralegal mother. Watch as Alicia shares how she did it and the lessons she learned from that experience.