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VIA Billboard Magazine

VIA Billboard Magazine

The Condeleeza Rice of the Bush Administration was stiff and seemed disconnected from the black community. Post-Bush Condi is turning out to be soul sista’ number 1. The professionally-trained pianist recently teamed with Aretha Franklin for a charity concert in Philadelphia.

Rice was met with cheers and a few boos when she stepped on stage to play a movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor with the Philadelphia Orchestra, according to Billboard magazine.

Rice, now a political science professor at Stanford University, played a duet with Franklin on “Say a Little Prayer for You,” which Franklin introduced by saying: “You didn’t think she could play it, right?” Billboard reported.

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