You’re probably familiar with Kelis Rogers, better known as simply “Kelis,” due to her standout single “Milkshake” from 2003, or maybe even her Neptunes-produced debut album Kaleidoscope. But these days, the Harlem-born artist spends the majority of her time in the kitchen, as she is now a trained chef.
In 2006, Kelis studied as a chef at Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, before launching a pop-up restaurant in London, a cookbook, and undergoing various other culinary endeavors, ultimately inspiring her 2014 album, aptly titled Food.
For the latest episode of “My Apartment” by NOWNESS, the singer-turned-chef invited director Barbara Anastacio into her maximalist Los Angeles home, filled with costumes she’s donned over the years, a homemade brass band chandelier, and a slew of eye-catching furnishings.
To take a look inside, press play underneath.