Alicia Keys is a singer, songwriter and actress from New York City, United States. She began her career in the early 2000’s and is known for her soulful and powerful voice.
Keys has won 15 Grammy Awards, an award for the best selling R&B artist of the 2000’s decade, and numerous other awards. She is also an actress, and appeared in various films and television shows.
Alicia Keys is known for her signature braided hairstyles, which often include tribal braids, cornrows, and other braided styles. She has worn braids in various forms throughout her career and they have become a signature look for her.
Braids have also been an important part of her cultural identity and she often incorporates braids into her fashion and hairstyles as a way to pay homage to her heritage. Let us know in the comments which is your favourite style.
Types of Alicia Keys Tribal Braids
Here she has a centrepiece cross-braid with a piece of jewellery in her hair.
Her Alicia Keys is rocking red and translucent beads in her braids. These then tie in nicely with her red leather jacket.
Here she is showing off her beautiful stitch braids which culminate in a bun.
Alicia Keys has always been famous for her thin, traditional braids. This picture exemplifies this look.
In the picture below you’ll see Alicia rocking the asymmetrical braids. This is a great switch-up style when middle parting braids have been on your head for too long.
Looking funky in these bright orange and pink braids. Not a style you’d want to have for too long, but nonetheless one which will certainly turn heads.
Mixing the straight back style with wispy edges. This also culminates in a bun.
Below you’ll find her classic look yet again with her thin dual-colour braids. These look particularly good with longer hair.