Meet Alicia Keys\'s Empire Character, Skye Summers (PHOTO)
Alicia Keys at 2014 DVF Awards
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Meet Alicia Keys’s Empire Character, Skye Summers (PHOTO)


Guys, we finally have our first look at Alicia Keys on Empire, and she's already killing it.

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Alicia is stopping by the show on next week's episode, Season 2, Episode 9 ("Sinned Against"), where she plays a pop star named Skye Summers, who partners with Jamal and ends up having a "deep connection" with him.

Alicia gave us a first look at this character — who has some awesome purple hair — on Instagram.

Allow me to introduce you to Skye Summers... Tune in 1 week from today, 11/25! #Empire

A photo posted by Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) on

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Pretty cool, right? Just one problem: Real life singer Justine Skye apparently thinks Empire based Alicia's character on her. At least, that's what she implies with this Instagram post.

my check must be in the mail #empire

A photo posted by The Purple Unicorn (@justineskye) on

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Why does Justine think she's being ripped off? Well, obviously there's the fact Alicia's character is named "Skye," which is Justine's last name. Plus, Justine has rocked some purple hair of her own recently:

A photo posted by The Purple Unicorn (@justineskye) on

Is this just a coincidence, or does Justine have a point? We'll let you decide.

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