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Famous as :

R&B singer

Birth Name :

Kelis Rogers

Birth Date :

August 21, 1979

Birth Place :

Harlem, New York, USA

Spouse :

Nas (Hip-hop singer, 8-Jan-05 - April 2009)

Claim to fame :

Single "Milkshake" (2003)

Latest News

Kelis Confirms Pregnancy, Reveals Mad Craving for Tomatoes

September 02, 2015 11:55:39 GMT

The rumors are true, is pregnant with her second child. The singer just couldn't stop gushing about having another baby, telling Us Weekly, "I'm pregnant! I'm so excited! It's really amazing." The "Milkshake" singer, moreover, spilled the beans on her pregnancy cravings. "My neighbor grows tomatoes and leaves them on my doorstep and I'll cut them up, use salt and pepper, and just eat them like that!" said the 36-year-old music star of her mad craving for tomatoes.

Report: Kelis Is Pregnant With Baby No. 2

August 24, 2015 14:44:50 GMT

is having a bun in the oven, according to a scoop from E! News. "She is really excited about her pregnancy," an insider claimed. "She has a great support system from her family and friends. She is in really amazing spirits."

Kelis Sings in the Middle of a Lake in 'Rumble' Music Video

March 25, 2014 08:37:10 GMT

The music video for ' track called "Rumble" has arrived for fans' viewing pleasure. The three-minute clip, which was premiered on MTV on Monday, March 24, features the 34-year-old entertainer singing the break-up tune in the middle of a lake.

Kelis Visits Mexico for Colorful 'Jerk Ribs' Music Video

February 19, 2014 02:58:54 GMT

has debuted a music video for "Jerk Ribs", the first single off her new album. The four-minute colorful clip finds the singer preparing herself for a glamorous photo shoot before turning the streets of Mexico into a catwalk.

Kelis Fumed on Twitter After Called 'Slave' in London

September 14, 2011 15:39:10 GMT

brought to attention that racism still happens today. The R 'n' B singer tweeted on Tuesday, September 13 that she had been racially abused by a middle-aged white man in a London airport while waiting at passport control.

Kelis Fires Back at Talent Agent Following Unpaid Bill Lawsuit

December 22, 2010 09:10:19 GMT

A representative for has hit back at a lawsuit alleging the singer failed to pay a talent agency more than $11,000 - insisting bosses at the company spent the money without the star's "approval". The Milkshake singer and her management hired staff at Drive Talent Inc. to provide "goods and services" for a variety of performances on U.S. TV shows, including "Today", "", and "".

Kelis Debuts 'Brave' Music Video

November 22, 2010 08:39:26 GMT

has just debuted a Rankin-directed music video for her latest single "Brave". The "Milkshake" hitmaker wearing a white outfit keeps it simple in this clip, singing the whole song in front of a white backdrop without bothering to give a specific storyline.

Kelis Suffered Wardrobe Malfunction During TV Performance

October 04, 2010 08:32:10 GMT

Singer was left red-faced while recording a U.K. TV show last week after an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction left her nipple exposed. The "Milkshake" hitmaker was a guest on "The Alan Titchmarsh Show" on Friday, October 1 and sang her latest track Scream on the program, but pre-recorded her slot earlier in the week.

Kelis Spares Nas Insults for Son's Sake

July 08, 2010 04:22:18 GMT

Singer has vowed never to speak ill of her ex-husband because she doesn't want their son to read about the former hip-hop supercouple's troubles in the press. The "Milkshake" hitmaker split from rapper Nas last year, just months before she gave birth to baby boy Knight.

Kelis Tells People Criticizing Miley Cyrus to Get Over Themselves

July 07, 2010 07:05:31 GMT

When one stepped forward to go against you, the other would come to your defense and that's exactly what happened with . The teen singer might have been slammed by , but she needs no worry as another fellow artist has defended her.

Kelis and Nas Back on Friendly Terms Despite Past Bitter Divorce Battle

July 03, 2010 07:15:38 GMT

R&B singer has put her differences with ex-husband behind her, insisting they've become "friends" months after settling their bitter divorce battle. The "Milkshake" hitmaker filed for legal separation in April, 2009 and their marriage was officially dissolved in May.

Kelis Responds to Similarity Between Cheryl Cole's Song and Her Own

July 03, 2010 02:51:19 GMT

has shrugged off suggestions 's hit track "Fight for This Love" borrowed from her own song "Lil Star" - insisting she is "oblivious" to any similarities. The British singer's debut solo single sparked comparisons to Kelis' song on its release last year, with many fans claiming "Fight for This Love" used samples of the R&B star's 2007 track.

Nas Agrees to Pay Ex-Wife Kelis' Mortgage

June 25, 2010 04:27:30 GMT

Rapper has signed up for a payment plan in an effort to help him cover the cost of his ex-wife ' mortgage, after falling behind on his spousal support. The "I Can" hitmaker, real name Nasir Jones, owes Kelis almost $300,000, with $52,989.22 of the debt stemming from the mortgage of her home, referred to only as Kenilworth.

Kelis' '4th of July (Fireworks)' Music Video Arrives in Full

June 16, 2010 09:23:32 GMT

' "4th of July (Fireworks)" finally comes out in full after being teased through set pictures and short snippet. It has the 30-year-old Grammy-nominated singer strutting her way on the desert and features her performing in front of fireworks among other scenes.

Snippet of Kelis' '4th of July (Fireworks)' Music Video

June 11, 2010 08:07:26 GMT

Following the arrival of three on-set pictures, offers a short snippet to tease her devotees about what to expect from "4th of July (Fireworks)" music video. Shot in the desert outside Los Angeles, the clip is co-directed by Kelis, Rankin and Nicole Ehrlich and going to be premiered on June 16 on VEVO.

Kelis' '4th of July' Music Video Teased Through Set Pictures

June 10, 2010 09:37:46 GMT

Three new images are brought forward as a sneak peek to ' "4th of July (Fireworks)" music video. The clip was shot in the desert outside Los Angeles and was co-directed by Kelis, Rankin and Nicole Ehrlich. It is going to be premiered June 16 on VEVO.

Nas and Kelis Have Been Granted a Divorce

May 26, 2010 03:42:57 GMT

and ' marriage is officially over - the former couple has been granted a divorce. The hip-hop supercouple split in April, 2009 after four years of marriage, with Kelis citing irreconcilable differences in her divorce papers, which were filed just months before she gave birth to the pair's baby son Knight.

Nas Denies Rumor He's Planning to Remove Kelis Tattoo

May 17, 2010 03:42:14 GMT

Rapper has dismissed rumors he's planning to have a tattoo bearing the name of his estranged wife removed. The "I Can" star, real name Nasir Jones, split from Kelis last year, shortly before the birth of their first son, Knight.

Nas Goes Through Hell to Meet Son

May 11, 2010 04:55:50 GMT

Rapper has blasted his estranged wife for putting him through "hell" every time he wants to see their young son. The hip-hop supercouple split in April 2009 after four years of marriage, with Kelis citing irreconcilable differences in her divorce papers, which were filed just months before she gave birth to baby Knight.

Kelis Blasts PETA, Urging Them to Fight for 'More Important Issues'

May 08, 2010 03:45:11 GMT

R&B star has risked the wrath of animal rights activists yet again - she admits deliberately trying to "wind them up" by embarking on a war of words earlier this year. The singer blasted staff at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in January, writing a letter to bosses insisting it's a waste of time trying to "save the dang chipmunk".

Nas Can't Afford Paying Kelis Child Support

May 06, 2010 08:29:34 GMT

has begged a judge to reduce the amount of cash he has been ordered to hand over to estranged wife in child and spousal support - because he can't afford the payment. Kelis filed for divorce from the "I Can" hitmaker, real name Nasir Jones, last year, just months before the birth of their first son, Knight.

New Mom Kelis Returns to Stage Amid Divorce

April 23, 2010 09:23:48 GMT

returned to the stage for the first time since becoming a new mum last year on Wednesday night, April 21 in New York. The colorful R&B star took a break from her bitter divorce battle with estranged husband to hit the stage at Santos Party House in Manhattan - for the first time in four years.

Nas Wants to Get Over Messy Divorce From Kelis

April 15, 2010 08:15:46 GMT

Rapper can't wait to put his messy divorce from R&B singer firmly behind him so he can focus on his work and fatherhood. The "I Can" hitmaker, real name Nasir Jones, has been embroiled in a bitter battle with estranged wife Kelis since she filed for divorce last year, just months before the birth of their first son Knight in July.

Nas Ordered to Pay Kelis More Than 290,000 Dollars

April 13, 2010 10:22:40 GMT

Rapper has been ordered to pay more than $290,000 (193,000 pounds) in backdated support payments and legal bills to ex-wife . In January, the "Milkshake" hitmaker asked a judge to summon her former partner to court, alleging the hip-hop star had failed to keep up with spousal support payments and child support for their son, Knight.

Video Premiere: Kelis' 'Acapella'

March 29, 2010 07:46:33 GMT

"Acapella" music video has arrived in full and it sees as the last woman standing on earth who adopts the tribal way of life. The video was filmed in Los Angeles with British director Chris Cottam and fashion photographer Rankin. Wolves are also brought forward in this clip.

Preview of Kelis' 'Acapella' Music Video

March 25, 2010 08:11:22 GMT

is seen putting on tribal make-up and costume in this sneak peek to her upcoming music video for single "Acapella". The video is directed by Rankin and Chris Cottam and is scheduled to be debuted in full next week, Monday, March 29.

Sandra Bullock's Oscar Nom Makes Her Scared of Future Career

February 16, 2010 08:52:51 GMT

's Academy Award nomination has left her feeling "scared" - because she doesn't know where her career will take her next. Bullock picked up her first Oscar nod earlier this month on February 10 for her role in "", and is facing stiff competition from previous winners and Dame , as well as hot newcomers and .

Rep Explains Why Celine Dion Was Absent From Winter Olympics

February 16, 2010 08:39:27 GMT

skipped the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in her native Canada - because she thought she'd be too pregnant to perform. Dion's absence raised questions because many fans expected her to be part of the spectacular in Vancouver on Friday, February 12.

Rep: No Playboy Photoshoot for Blake Lively

February 16, 2010 08:09:31 GMT

"" star 's representative has denied reports the actress is set to strip for men's magazine Playboy, insisting there is "not one ounce of truth" to the rumors. Editors at American tabloid National Enquirer claimed the star had been offered a "whopping $2.5 million to bare it all." Lively was said to be seriously considering posing naked, despite her family being divided on the decision.

Holland Cinema Bosses Agree to Snub 'Alice in Wonderland'

February 16, 2010 07:51:04 GMT

Tim Burton's fantasy film "" is facing a boycott from cinema bosses in Holland over plans to release the movie on DVD just three months after it hits theaters. The Disney production, which stars and , is due to open in the country on March 10 - but Dutch cinema owners are refusing to show the film amid fears they will lose out on big box office bucks because fans will opt to wait for the early DVD release.

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