Lil Star

Album: Kelis Was Here (2006)
Charted: 3

Songfacts®:

  • This gospel-tinged ballad features Kelis singing about the time when she doubted herself, thereby revealing her vulnerable side.
  • The song features Cee Lo of Gnarls Barkley, who also co-wrote the track with Kelis. It is him doing the "No, really, you're great!" part in the chorus.
  • In 2009 Cheryl Cole was accused by fans of ripping off this song's melody for her debut solo single, "Fight For This Love."

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