FROM RAP-UP: Those waiting to see Alicia Keys’ colorful collaboration with Beyoncé will have to wait a little longer. The R&B songbird has put the eagerly-awaited video on the back burner while she readies a new single and video.
The Melina-directed visuals for “Put It in a Love Song,” filmed in Brazil in early February, have been delayed while Keys preps a video for “Un-thinkable (I’m Ready),” the new single from her “Element of Freedom” album, featuring vocals from co-writer Drake.
When asked when the Beyoncé-assisted video would debut, the Grammy winner said:
“Expect it right after my ‘Un-thinkable’ video. It’s kind of nice that I have such a great video and such a great artist in the can. They’re going to be able to see the ‘Un-thinkable’ video first and then see ‘Put It in a Love Song,’ but it probably won’t come until closer to this summer.”
The “Un-thinkable” clip will be shot in Los Angeles in mid-April with director Jake Nava, but don’t count on an appearance from Drake. “No, he won’t be in the video,” she added. “That’s too obvious.”