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"Wepa" - Kelis

"Wepa" - Kelis

(Source: kelisfood)

Kelis performing her single "Jerk Ribs" 
on Late Show with David Letterman…

April 11, 2014…Kelis talks very bossy in a new NY Times Interview…You’re very popular in the United Kingdom. Do you think your music resonates more outside the United States?: ”I don’t know that that’s the case. I had a No. 1 dance record in America, and I’ve sold more records here than I’ve sold anywhere. I sold 1.5 million ringtones here in the U.S. I don’t really know what that means, exactly.”
You had a hit song with “Bossy” in 2006. Recently, Sheryl Sandberg started a campaign to ban the word. Do you think that word is bad for girls?: ”Bossy? Give me a break. Obviously there are a lot more sensitive words that I can think of that I’ve been called. Bossy, to me, is not one of them. But to each his own.”
“You collaborated with Too $hort on that song, and he’s not exactly a feminist. Have you gotten pushback from women’s groups?: ”Never ever, like literally never. I don’t make campaigns; I just say what I say. I believe it, I live it and no one’s ever had the gall to approach me with something so ridiculous.”
Your ex-husband, the rapper Nas, put your wedding dress on his album cover. Why did he still have the dress?: ”It’s not even the dress. The joke behind that is that it’s the slip to the petticoat to my dress. I think when I moved out I just left it. That’s all he had, poor thing.”
Did you know that was coming?: ”He gave me a heads-up like two days before it was released.” 
Do you know why?: "All kinds of ideas of why, but I don’t really care."
But it brought up a bunch of stuff you were probably hoping was in the past: ”Maybe for others, but not for me. I don’t really listen to his music anyway”
More shade from Kelis in the article here…

April 11, 2014…
Kelis talks very bossy in
a new NY Times Interview…

You’re very popular in the United Kingdom. Do you think your music resonates more outside the United States?: ”I don’t know that that’s the case. I had a No. 1 dance record in America, and I’ve sold more records here than I’ve sold anywhere. I sold 1.5 million ringtones here in the U.S. I don’t really know what that means, exactly.”

You had a hit song with “Bossy” in 2006. Recently, Sheryl Sandberg started a campaign to ban the word. Do you think that word is bad for girls?: ”Bossy? Give me a break. Obviously there are a lot more sensitive words that I can think of that I’ve been called. Bossy, to me, is not one of them. But to each his own.”

You collaborated with Too $hort on that song, and he’s not exactly a feminist. Have you gotten pushback from women’s groups?: ”Never ever, like literally never. I don’t make campaigns; I just say what I say. I believe it, I live it and no one’s ever had the gall to approach me with something so ridiculous.”

Your ex-husband, the rapper Nas, put your wedding dress on his album cover. Why did he still have the dress?: ”It’s not even the dress. The joke behind that is that it’s the slip to the petticoat to my dress. I think when I moved out I just left it. That’s all he had, poor thing.”

Did you know that was coming?: ”He gave me a heads-up like two days before it was released.” 

Do you know why?: "All kinds of ideas of why, but I don’t really care."

But it brought up a bunch of stuff you were probably hoping was in the past: ”Maybe for others, but not for me. I don’t really listen to his music anyway”

More shade from Kelis in the article here…

(Source: andiwaslikewut)

new music:
"Farewell" x Kelis

(Source: freelyfeblog)