Jay-Z, Alicia Keys to Perform at World Series
10/26/2009 AT 05:55 PM EDT
New York natives Jay-Z and Alicia Keys will perform their hit single "Empire State of Mind" before game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium in New York. Following their duet, Keys will perform the National Anthem.
"As a die-hard Yankee fan, I'm honored to perform a song that celebrates the greatness of New York in one of our city's most important landmarks, Yankee Stadium," Jay-Z said in a statement Monday.
The New York Yankees will face off against the Philadelphia Phillies in the World Series, which will air on FOX (7:30 p.m. ET).