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Her father Kenneth was an African-American jazz musician and Pentecostal minister and was formerly a professor at Wesleyan University.As a child, Kelis sang in church choirs and played violin, piano and saxophone while attending Manhattan Country School, a private school.La Guardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, where she formed the R&B trio BLU (Black Ladies United).Kelis was also a bartender and a sales associate at a clothing store before graduating high school.Her European label, Virgin, instead released the Cee-Lo-featuring "Lil Star", which was another top ten hit for Kelis in the United Kingdom, peaking at number three in the UK Singles Chart.
Kelis's neo soul-inspired sixth studio album Food (2014) became her fourth top-ten album in the UK, and her second top-ten entry on the US Billboard 200, where it charted at number 6.
The song subsequently peaked at number 27 on the ARIA chart and became a top ten urban hit.
During mid 2007, Kelis toured in Europe, appearing in numerous festivals across the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, such as Wireless, Rise and Gurtenfestival.
Produced entirely by Kelis and David Andrew Sitek, it was praised for its cohesive sound and introspective lyrical content.
Her musical output, both as a lead and featured artist, encompasses various genres—she has collaborated with R&B and hip hop acts including Busta Rhymes and Clipse, electronic and dance producers such as Calvin Harris, Timo Maas and Richard X, pop and rock acts Enrique Iglesias and No Doubt and indie and alternative musicians including Björk and Dave Sitek.