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Stephen Colbert Adds Suburban Rap To Alicia Keys's "Empire State Of Mind" (VIDEO)

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:55 PM ET

Alicia Keys was Stephen's guest last night on the "Colbert Report" and after a short interview, the pair decided to do a duet that would "suburbanize" her song "Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down." Colbert felt it didn't speak enough to the "bridge and tunnel" crowd, so he injected a rap into the middle. A sample? "Shopping mall is close, my community is gated, my shorties are all private-school educated."


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