Birth Name:Kesha Rose Sebert
1 March 1987
Place Of Birth:
Los Angeles, California, USA
Height:5' 9" (1.75 m)
Kesha Rose Sebert (born March 1, 1987), known professionally as Kesha is an American singer-songwriter and rapper. In 2005, at 18, Kesha was signed to producer Dr. Luke's record label, Kemosabe Entertainment, and publishing company. Although an active musician since then, singing background vocals and writing songs for other artists, her breakthrough came in early 2009 after appearing on rapper Flo Rida's number-one single, "Right Round." Her debut album,Animal and its re-release, Cannibal, were released in 2010. Kesha's irreverent music and image propelled her to immediate commercial success, with Animal debuting as the number-one album in the US. She also achieved two number-one singles, "Tik Tok" and "We R Who We R", and a string of top ten hits from the album and its re-release. At the same time, she continued to write songs for other artists, including "Till the World Ends" for pop singer Britney Spears.
Often uses famous people in her songs
Tattoo face paint
Raps verses and sings refrains in songs
Ranked #56 in the 2010 Maxim list of "Hot 100 Women".
She doesn't know who her dad is.
Her mother Pepe Sebert struggled financially as she brought Kesha and her siblings up. They had to rely on welfare payments and food stamps to get by.
Her family was featured on "The Simple Life".
She said that she did not fit in at school in the Brentwood suburb of Nashville, which she called the "Bible Belt". Her unconventional dress sense, including homemade purple velvet pants and purple hair, did not warm her to other students.
Once vomited in Paris Hilton's closet.
Kesha loves and respects animals. She is a vegetarian, only wears fake fur, and is one of Humane Society International's ambassadors.
Has a mezzo-soprano vocal range.
She has a dog named Bakon.
She is allergic to mangoes.
2012 Sophomore Album:
Kesha began writing for her second studio album while on tour.She intends to make a "cock rock" album inspired by 1970s rock and describing her experiences touring the world a departure from her first two electropop albums where there were few guitars to be found in the production.She explained the rationale to MTV, "I just want to capture some of the true essence of what rock and roll is, and that's just irreverence and sexiness and fun and not giving a fuck.Her album will feature productions from her main collaborators Dr. Luke and Max Martin.Wayne Coyne, the lead singer of the Flaming Lips reached out to Kesha for a collaboration after hearing that she was a fan of the band.They recorded the song "2012 (You Must Be Upgraded)" together with rapper Biz Markie for the band's collaboration album, The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends. Kesha also provided her blood for a limited edition release of the album.Whilst in the studio, Kesha and Wayne Coyne also recorded a song, titled "You Control My Heart", for Kesha's sophomore album.When interview with V Magazine, Kesha also stated that many songs on her sophomore album would not contain autotune. She also said that she had been working with her mother on material, particularly a track titled "Dirty Love" which she said contained backing vocals by her mother, Pebe.In June 2012, Dr. Luke leaked a snippet of a song, "Supernatural" from the new album. The song draws from House and Dance-pop genres, which makes the song certainly a departure from the electro-pop she used on her debut, Animal and it's re-release Cannibal. The leaked snippet drew a mixed to positive response online, throughout blogs and forums. MTV reporter James Montgomery called the song "a progress" from the works of her debut, but commented how he didn't see how it would fit in with other collaborations for the album.In June 2012 Kesha also told a fan that shes in the process of finishing her album.