As the 31-year-old Grammy award winner continues to conquer the music world, she has also grown into her role as a supporting wife to producer/rapper Swizz Beatz and nurturing mother to son Egypt.
But it wasn’t always this easy.
“Let’s just say I’ve been very uncomfortable,” Keys tells VIBE. “I’ve been brave enough to be uncomfortable.”
VIBE Magazine’s “Global Issue” hits newsstands April 16.
Read an excerpt of Key’s interview here and check out her edgy photo shoot after the jump!