They had to rely on welfare payments and food stamps to get by. Kesha’s first success came after being featured on the song Right Round by Flo Rida in 2009. Her … He debut album Animal topped several charts in 2009 and 2010. Kesha Rose Sebert (/ˈkɛʃə ˈsiːbərt/; born March 1, 1987), known mononymously as Kesha (formerly stylized Ke$ha), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and actress. Home; Random; Nearby; Log in; Settings; About Wikipedia; Disclaimers Her mother Pebe Sebert struggled financially as she brought Kesha and her siblings up. In 2005, at age 18, Kesha was signed to Kemosabe Records .