Alicia Keys’ fifth studio album hit Lady On Hearth is now embodied by the brand new graphic novel of the identical title. Lady on Hearth tells the story of 14-year-old Lolo Wright from Brooklyn, who quickly discovers she has telekinetic superpowers, on high of the craziness of navigating highschool. The R&B star introduced by way of her Instagram of her new work, co-written by Andrew Weiner and illustrated by Brittney Williams.
“She’s from [Brooklyn, New York]. She discovers these unbelievable powers that she by no means knew she had. That is positively a narrative for us concerning the superpowers we’ve got within us which are but to be revealed,” Keys shared on an Instagram put up.
The approaching-of-age novel follows Lolo in her try to guard her metropolis all whereas attending highschool. This Black lady superhero not solely reveals her wonderful skills, however empowers Black youngsters in all places that it could possibly all be achieved.
“Once I wrote ‘Lady On Hearth,’ I knew I used to be writing it for that lady in the way in which again row who wanted somebody to inform her there’s nothing you possibly can’t do, that nothing is unattainable,” Keys shared in a press release, per Rated R&B. “When Andrew and I got here up with the thought of translating the tune right into a younger grownup graphic novel, I knew that I needed it to be a couple of lady coming to appreciate the power she’s all the time had. There’s a bit of Lolo in all of us…”
The 15-time Grammy Award-winning artist units her personal hometown because the novel’s backdrop, highlighting the power inside when one’s life is modified instantly.
“Get able to fall in love with Lolo,” Keys captioned her Instagram put up. “Get able to fall in love with NYC. Prepare to find that there’s greater than what you even imagined within you! This can be a guide for everybody!”
Lady on Hearth has been launched March 1, obtainable the place all books are offered.