Keke Palmer has come a long way from Akeelah and the Bee.

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In addition to a rising acting career, the now 23 year-old is starting her journey in music with the release of a visual EP entitled Lauren. Among the five videos released with the project, the video for “Hands Free” is the one that caught our eye:

Seeing the ancient Egyptian references has us thinking: Was Keke inspired by the music video of the Michael Jackson classic, “Remember The Time”?:

TELL US: What did you think of Keke Palmer’s music video? What is your favorite moment in “Remember The Time”?