Singer/Songwriter Kelis Rogers-Jones was placed under arrest Thursday night (Mar. 1) in South Beach, Miami for disorderly contact and resisting arrest.
The 27 year-old Harlem native was seen yelling profanities and attempting to charge at local police, who were taking part in an investigation and prostitution sting.
After several warnings from police, Kelis was eventually placed under arrest after refusing to cooperate.
The singer was then sent to Dade County Jail for processing
The wife of Nasir “Nas”Jones, Kelis is currently the spokesperson for the 2007 Ford Edge, a cross-over utility vehicle (CVU).
She appears in commercials for the car and recorded the theme song for the spot titled “Push It To The Edge,” which was produced by Scott Storch.
Aside from being the spokesperson for Ford Edge, Kelis has been working on a new line of jewelry called Cake.
She is also working side by side with R & B singer Ashanti to design shoes for the duo’s new shoe-line, KeShany Heels.
Kelis’ fourth album, Kelis Was Here, was released on August of last year and the singer is most well-known for her catchy 2003 single “Milkshake.”