Jay-Z, Alicia Keys Hint at Another Song Collaboration in Teaser


It looks like Jay-Z and Alicia Keys are working on another collaborative song.

Jay-Z, Alicia Keys Tease New Collaboration

On Saturday (June 15), Alicia Keys posted a teaser video on both her X and Instagram accounts announcing a significant milestone in her career. The R&B singer’s 2009 collaborative song with Jay-Z, “Empire State of Mind,” has surpassed 1 billion streams.

In the black-and-white clip, which can be viewed below, Keys approaches Hov and confidently stands beside him, with her arm draped over his shoulder. Meanwhile, Jay maintains a composed demeanor as his gaze is directed towards the camera.

“1 Dream. 1 Song. 1 Billion streams [three prayer hands emojis],” Keys wrote in her caption on X, formerly known as Twitter. “Thank you! We love you. What’s next…[eyes and shushing face emojis].”

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Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind” Stats

Hov and Keys’ duet is currently has over 1.2 billion streams on Spotify. Additionally, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Keys and Hov’s song has sold over 9 million copies, just 1 million shy of reaching the coveted diamond status (10 million sold).

“Empire State of Mind” appears on Jay-Z’s 2009 Blueprint 3 album. Their anthemic ode to New York City earned the R&B-rap duo three Grammy nominations, ultimately winning two awards: Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

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Watch Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ teaser and their 2009 music video for “Empire State of Mind” below.

Watch Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ Teaser Video

Watch Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind” Music Video

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