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FEATURE: Watch Kelis Rock an acoustic version of 'Acapella' and feed the masses at SXSW 2014

You're used to hearing Kelis sing tightly produced tracks but did you know she can also rock acoustic versions of those same tracks, with infectious soul? A video from her appearance at SXSW 2014 at at the Haggar Slacks Lounge surfaced. Check it out below + Bonus: Visit Kelis' SXSW food truck (!) - video by Fuse.
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Comment by X-D-D-M*9 on April 1, 2014 at 2:19pm

I think she was 'with' Pharrell for a bit when they were working together.  

The Nas thing seemed a bit rushed but allegedly they had great times and he holds no deep negative feelings for her.  He never said anything bad publicly about her even though she's quipped sideways about him, nothing nasty though.

Comment by Jordana on March 20, 2014 at 3:13pm

Anyone else think she should have married Pharrell instead of Nas?

I sort of always pictured the two of them together. They seem like a natural couple. The Nas thing threw me for a loop.

Comment by SecondLady on March 20, 2014 at 1:46pm

How is she aging backwards?! Smh at this woman.

Hers was one of the first CDs I got as a teen (along with Nelly Furtado). Blasted that first single sooo much. And I love how she's evolving into new sounds, trying new stuff. It's great and I can't wait for the new album~

Comment by X-D-D-M*9 on March 20, 2014 at 12:13pm

I'm a Kelis fan or 'stan' from jump; "I Hate You So Much Right Now" & ODB's "Got Ya Money".

I run Tasty on the regular, "Glow" & "Sugar Honey Ice Tea" are non-single classics to me.  This album with Dave Sitek should be the bomb, will check it.  I wasn't really feeling that last album Will.I.Am with all the so-called "electronica" sound, sorry that was no JusTice Will.  Stick to your rock/soul/pop roots Kelis, glad you're back.

She looks great too; alwys ahs but seems she's been in the gym but ain't lost the (almond) milkshake.  'Feast on This'?  All day long baby.

An I'll say it:  those $50 g'z a month checks from Mr. Illmatic seem to helping out.  Yeah I said it goddamit, what?! Don't play like you ain't thinking about it, she must be a wonderful parent with much to do to need that to raise one child.  It's good, Nas spoke on it on his Life Is Good album with NO bitterness, he was propping Kelis up, shouts out to them both. 

Comment by Jordana on March 20, 2014 at 9:07am

Love Kelis. Always have. To me my favorite tunes of hers were her rock tunes Perfect Day off of her album Wanderland and Keep it Down off of her album Tasty.

Don't get me wrong I love all her stuff but I'd have been thrilled had she decided to take a more rock direction. She clearly has it in her and those songs were brilliant.

Comment by Ashtyn Nyx on March 19, 2014 at 11:09am

this was brilliant. i love that album. i listen to it all the time


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