The same year, she had a top 20 US club hit with a remix of "Young, Fresh 'n' New" remix produced by Timo Maas, who subsequently featured Kelis on his single "Help Me". People had started messing with me along the lines of 'Is she REALLY any good without The Neptunes? And so I was like 'I'll take that challenge'." The single and album immediately found success in Europe. 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".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. Kelis toured as the opening act for fellow Jive artist Britney Spears's The Onyx Hotel Tour.
Her dark brown man was worn in a natural voluminous 'do, while she appeared to be wearing only a very minimal covering of make-up, with little more than a slick of kohl eye liner and a nude gloss on her lips, through which poked a toothpick she was chewing on. 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.She has sold six million records worldwide Kelis Rogers was born and raised in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.Her first name is a portmanteau of her father's name, Kenneth (1944–2000), and her mother's name, Eveliss.Her father Kenneth was an African American jazz musician and Pentecostal minister, and was formerly a professor at Wesleyan University.