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She later signed with will.and began recording her fifth album.
Her fifth studio album, Flesh Tone was released on May 14, 2010.
She has sold six million records worldwide Kelis Rogers was born and raised in the Frederick Douglass Houses on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Her first name is a portmanteau of her father's name, Kenneth (1944–2000) and her mother's name, Eveliss.
According to the BPI, Tasty went platinum in the United Kingdom, selling over 300,000 copies, and "Milkshake" went silver, selling over 200,000 units.
In an interview with Charlotte Roche, Kelis says she was kicked out of her parents' house at the age of sixteen for bad behavior, stating that she would sometimes clash with her mother, but continued her education at the Fiorello H.
Kelis followed the success of the third Tasty single, "Millionaire" (featuring André 3000), with the Rockwilder-produced, sexually suggestive track "In Public" (featuring Nas), which reached number 17 on the UK chart Also in 2004, Kelis collaborated with Björk on a remix of the latter's track "Oceania" (from Björk's album Medúlla), which appeared as a B-side to the Björk album's second single, "Who Is It".
Kelis toured as the opening act for fellow Jive artist Britney Spears's The Onyx Hotel Tour.
Kelis and the Neptunes' output at this time was heralded as foreshadowing an innovation in contemporary R&B, but she later said, "I was never an R&B artist. and earned Kelis a Grammy Award nomination in 2004 for Best Urban/Alternative Performance.
People coined me one but that's because, especially if you're in the States, if you're black and you sing, then you're R&B". record company at the time, Virgin, had laid off those that worked on Kaleidoscope; their replacements did not understand or believe in Wanderland, which led her to leave the label around the time of the album's European release. Although the Neptunes contributed several tracks to Tasty—the album was released by their label Star Trak Entertainment, a joint venture with Arista Records—Kelis began collaborating with other producers, such as Dallas Austin, André 3000, Rockwilder, and Raphael Saadiq.Produced by The Neptunes and released by Virgin Records in 1999, the album peaked at number 144 on the U. Billboard 200 chart and reached the top five on the Top Heatseekers chart. The album performed better in Europe, where "Caught out There" was a moderate hit in most European countries except the United Kingdom, where the song saw massive success, peaking at number four on the UK Singles Chart. later that year, with her Hot Dance Club Play number-one, Billboard Hot 100 top three single, "Milkshake"; this helped to propel her third album, Tasty, to gold status in the U.