Alicia Keys' new video pays homage to Spike Lee's 'School Daze'
Alicia Keys is gearing up for the premiere of her new video for “Teenage Love Affair,” the third single from the singer-songwriter’s third studio CD, As I Am. Conceived as an homage to Spike Lee’s 1988 classic School Daze — a musical dramedy about two groups of college students who clash during Homecoming weekend — the clip was directed by Chris Robinson and features cameos by actors Derek Luke (Lions for Lambs) and Tristan Wilds (The Wire). “It’s a really creative way to talk about your first love affair,” Keys says. “And it’s cool to be able to honor Spike and an iconic movie by making it up-to-date and giving it new edge 20 years later.” — By Margeaux Watson