Alicia Keys hopes to recreate her favourite Mary J Blige video with rapper
Keys loves Mary J Blige's I'LL BE THERE FOR YOU promo, which featured
Method Man, and now she wants to recreate the vibe of the video on her new
single IF I AIN'T GOT YOU.
Keys has even signed up DIANE MARTEL - who directed Mariah Carey's
DREAMLOVER promo - to direct the promo, and Keys' manager JEFF ROBINSON urges
fans to have tissues handy when they watch the video because it's "a
He says, "People are going to be surprised. There's a lot of acting going
on. Usually when we do a video, we try to keep it real life rather than all
that fluffy stuff - stuff people can identify with.
"I think you'll see in this video she can really act. You'll see a more
tender side, you'll see that in Method also. He's kinda tender, he loves his
girl and all he understands is the streets."