Alicia Keys attends Netflixs Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story world premiere screening event at Regency Village Theatre on April 26, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robin L Marshall/WireImage)
Photo: Robin L Marshall/WireImage
“This is crazy, I love this so much,” says United States singer-songwriter Alicia Keys in a TikTok duet video with South African internet celebrity Khanyisa Jaceni.
Jaceni uploaded a video onto the platform where she does an isiXhosa rendition of Keys’ hit song Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready). Jaceni uploaded the video on 23 May 2022, with Keys uploading her reaction on Thursday.
Keys’ reaction has gotten over 100 thousand likes on the platform.
In the reaction video, Keys can be heard saying, “Let’s Go”, “Come on man”, harmonising to Jaceni’s passionate cover and expressing how impressed she is. In the caption of the video uploaded by Keys, it says: “This is crazzzyyyyyy!!!!!!”.
Jaceni posted an emotional and excited video on her Instagram story reacting to Keys reposting her cover. Jaceni shed tears of joy at being noticed by the iconic R&B artist.
Khanyisa Jaceni is a popular internet personality with 2.9 million followers and 74.1 million likes on TikTok.
She has previously uploaded more videos of herself doing isiXhosa covers of songs on her YouTube channel.
Keys released Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready) in 2010, which is an R&B and downtempo song. It charted highly on several US music charts.
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