Her first name is a portmanteau of her father's name, Kenneth (1944–2000) and her mother's name, Eveliss.
This was the second time Kelis collaborated with Rhymes, the first being his 2001 song "What It Is".
Kelis's fourth studio album, Kelis Was Here, was released in August 2006, and debuted and peaked at number ten on the Billboard 200.
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Kelis took a variety of jobs and after she graduated from high school in 1997, she landed a backup vocal slot on a single called "Fairytalez" released by American hip hop group Gravediggaz. In 2003, Kelis released her third studio album Tasty.
Kelis Rogers, better known mononymously as Kelis, is an American singer, songwriter and chef. Her third album, 2003’s Tasty, earned the singer commercial prominence and produced the hit single “Milkshake”, her most well-known song. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details.
Kelis achieved international success with her 1999 debut album, Kaleidoscope, but left her label Virgin Records after its follow-up, Wanderland (2001), received little sales attention and no U. Kelis Was Here (2006), her fourth album, was the subject of further label disputes and she took a hiatus from music after its release, during which she trained at Le Cordon Bleu culinary school. Let’s take a look at Kelis past relationships, ex-boyfriends and previous hookups. Kelis has been in relationships with Michael Mora (2013), Adawale Ogunleye (2009 – 2011), Pharrell Williams (2001) and Jamie Theakston (2000 – 2001). We are currently in process of looking up information on the previous dates and hookups.
Kelis toured as the opening act for fellow Jive artist Britney Spears's The Onyx Hotel Tour.
In 2005, she was featured on the soundtrack to the film Just Like Heaven with a cover version of The Pretenders' "Brass in Pocket" (1979).
As a child, Kelis sang in church choirs and played violin, piano and saxophone while attending Manhattan Country School, a private school.
At the age of 13, Kelis shaved off all of her hair.
Kelis began recording her debut album, Kaleidoscope, in mid-1998 and was finished within a year.