“Raise A Man” was released after Keys set the stage for a two-piano medley of classic songs she would have liked to write.
With her historic Grammys hosting gig behind her, Alicia Keys has given fans new music.
“Raise A Man” is the first new song by Keys since their 2016 album “Here”. The piano-heavy, sour-tempered ballad finds the 15-time Grammy winner who expresses his gratitude for good men and a plea to collect more.
“Tonight was such a musical night,” wrote the singer-songwriter after the awards ceremony on Sunday on Instagram. “I have decided to leave a new vibe and have a lot of fun with you !!!”
“They just are not like these other men here,” she sings on the track. “You just want to hold me, and that’s fine. Can I be a woman for you, baby, at a time when it is not allowed? “
“Is it alright to love a man now? If you understand, show me your hands, “she continues.
The song was a fitting end to a spectacular night for Keys, the first female for 14 years to host the Grammys. After sharing the stage with Lady Gaga, John Mayer, and even Michelle Obama, she reminded viewers of her musical abilities with her own epic performance.
Flanked by two pianos – one black and one white – Keys explored a mix of cabaret-like songs, including Roberta Flack’s “Killing me softly,” Nat King Cole’s “Unforgettable,” and Lauren Hill’s “Doo-Wop.” (The thing).”