Alicia Keys Is BlackBerry's New Global Creative Director [THE BRIEF]

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Good morning, AdLand. Here’s what you need to know today:After unveiling its new BlackBerry, RIM made some other announcements as well, including that singer Alicia Keys is the company’s new global creative director. Although Gizmodo pointed out that the singer has previously been doing a lot of tweeting from her iPhone.

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