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When Musicians Go Gastro

When Musicians Go Gastro

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A taste of the R&B diva-turned-chef inspired a look other food-and-music cravings

Photo of Kelis by Laurent Levy

Bragging about her milkshake put Kelis on the map, but with a new Cooking Channel show,Saucy and Sweet, and her latest album,Food, the R&B diva-turned-chef has officially loosened her belt. She's hardly the first musician to give in to her cravings. Below, a taste of some more.

Vivalawoman

1996
Trip-hoppers Cibo Matto release Viva! La Woman,
a bizarro album of all food- inspired songs.
Nutty!

Listen to Cibo Matto's "Sugar Water" below:

Teanylogo

2002
Moby founds TeaNY,
a vegan sanctuary offering cold nectarine and cantaloupe soup.
Slurpy!

2002
Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood uncorks his Private Cellar wine label.
Classy!

Mfdoom_mmfoodcover

2004
Rapper MF Doom's Mm.. Food
features tracks like "Hoe Cakes" and "Poo-Putt Platter."
Not classy!

Listen to "Poo-Putt Platter" below:

2007
Justin Timberlake opens his down-home restaurant, Southern Hospitality.
Ribby!

Mmmhops3

2013
Hanson launches Mmmhops, a full-bodied pale ale.
Boppy!

Houseofgood-far

2014
James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem)
premieres his dried cherry-cocoa-meyer lemon-flavored coffee, House of Good.
Syrupy!

2014
Kelis serves up Food, with songs like "Cobbler,"
"Friday Fish Fry," and "Biscuits n' Gravy."
Fatty!

Listen to "Jerk Ribs" below:

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