Music legend Roberta Flack to receive The Key to the City

Soul music legend Roberta Flack is scheduled to receive the The Key to the City Saturday afternoon.

The four-time Grammy winner will receive The Key to the City while attending the 20th annual St. Albans Jazz and R&B Festival.

Flack is known for her hits such as “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” “Killing Me Softly with His Song” and “Feel Like Makin’ Love.”

The 85-year-old moved to New York over 50 years ago.

She had a stroke in 2016 that caused her some serious health issues. Flack is still recovering and utilizes a wheelchair. The singer is also working on strengthening her voice.  

Mayor Eric Adams is scheduled to be at the event, along with City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams.