Jay-Z, Alicia Keys to Perform at World Series


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updated 10/26/2009 AT 5:50 PM ET

originally published 10/26/2009 AT 5:55 PM ET

Guess which team they’re rooting for!

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).

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