Alicia Keys performed at the halftime show of the 2013 NBA All-Star Game. Here are some of the best reactions from Twitter.
The best part of any halftime show is typically the jokes made about it on Twitter. Here are some of the best from Alicia Keys' performance in Houston.
She sang that song about New York, but the game was in Houston...so...
HOU-STONNNNNNN, PLACE THAT THE MOONLANDING DUDES TALKED TOOOOOOOOOO, WHEN THEY HAD A PROBLEMMMMMM TALKING BOUT HOU-STONNNNNNNNN— netw3rk (@netw3rk) February 18, 2013
Explain to a foreign observer why we're singing a song about New York in Houston.— Mark Deeks (@MarkDeeksNBA) February 18, 2013
This is a real subtle advertisement for the 2015 All-Star Game in NYC.— Kevin Pelton (@kpelton) February 18, 2013
sure, i'll watch alicia keys. i just love being mad. we still playing this "neww yoooork" sh t? YOU ARE IN TEXAS.— Bomani Jones (@bomani_jones) February 18, 2013
Everything about it was just kind of odd and out of place.
"No energetic performers this weekend. And no rappers except for 2 Chainz guesting during Fall Out Boy."-Someone the NBA should fire.— BuzzFeed Sports (@BuzzFeedSports) February 18, 2013
When I think of the NBA, I think of music that fits in at Starbucks.— Andy Hutchins (@AndyHutchins) February 18, 2013
I'll be honest, this performance was pretty rough. But I'll let the tweets speak for themselves.
What time is the blackout?— David Steele (@David_C_Steele) February 18, 2013
More like Alicia *Off* Keys— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) February 18, 2013
Beyonce is watching this halftime show and laughing hysterically— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) February 18, 2013
Beyonce's reaction to the halftime show twitpic.com/c4pi7f— Alex Conover (@alex_cono) February 18, 2013
Bring back Pitbull.... no wait don't.— Jared Dubin (@JADubin5) February 18, 2013
But there was also a lot of talk about her leather pants. So there's that. This is why Twitter was invented -- so we can tweet about Alicia Keys' pants.
All-Star Weekend: Where Dwyane Wade wears tighter leather pants than Alicia Keys.— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) February 18, 2013
Alicia Keys' pants look like an inflatable tube man.— Noam Schiller (@noamschiller) February 18, 2013
But you know what is important? Tony Allen loved it. And that's all that matters.
My GOD The LORD has blessed her!!!— Tony Allen (@aa000G9) February 18, 2013