Kelis and Johnson Sakaja
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In February 2003, the song Milkshake from the Album Tasty went viral for its suggestive lyrics.

It was from an American singer named Kelis.

That was 14 years ago and the song has racked up 55 million views.

Kelis is in Kenya and has excited her fans with her antics in the country.

She has also had an opportunity to meet Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja, over matters of traffic after she had difficulties crossing Nairobi roads.

Kenyans have flocked back to her YouTube page to replay the song following her stay in the country.

1. Kelis is best known for her hit single "Milkshake" released in 2003 off her third album 'Tasty.'

2. Her real name is Kelis Rogers aka Kelis

3. Kelis is a combination of both her parents' names: father Kenneth and mother Eveliss

4. She was born on August 21, 1979

5. Her other hustle is a chef with projects including "Jerk Ribs," "Friday Fish Fry" and "Midnight Snacks." She studied culinary arts at Le Cordon Bleu.

6. She has a published cookbook (2015)

7. Her father was a musician with a focus on African African-American jazz genre

8. She earned a Grammy nomination for Milkshake 

9. She has two sons and one daughter

10. She is a farmer and moved from LA to raise her kids there.

11. Her children are from two baby daddys' Nas and her late husband Mike Mora

Kelis married her first husband, rapper Nasir Jones AKA Nas, in 2005.

The singer then married photographer Mike Mora in 2014.