Kele Le Roc

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Kele Le Roc
Kele Le Roc, May 2015.jpg
Background information
Birth name Kelly Biggs
Born (1975-10-05) 5 October 1975 (age 42)
Origin London, England
Genres Urban, UK garage, R&B
Years active 1995–present

Kelly Biggs (born 5 October 1975,[1] East Ham, London),[2] better known by her stage name Kele Le Roc, is a British urban, UK garage and R&B singer.


Kele began singing at the age of three, and she attended Langdon Comprehensive School in East Ham. She first found widespread acclaim in 1995 with the underground hit "Let Me Know".[3] She scored two Top 10 hits on the UK Singles Chart, with "Little Bit of Lovin'" in 1998 and "My Love" in 1999; both peaked at #8.[4] In March 1999, she released her only album, Everybody's Somebody on Polydor Records.[5]

In 1999 she won two MOBO Awards, for Best Newcomer and for Best Single ("My Love").[3] Among those she collaborated with are Basement Jaxx (with whom she reached #6 in the UK chart with "Romeo"), Coolio, Courtney Pine, T Power, Omar Lye-Fook, Damage, Lee Henry and Shy FX.

In 2009, she teamed up with OceanFall's Leon Mitchell, to release a promo and video for "Retro".



  • Everybody's Somebody (1999, Wild Card) – UK #44[6]


  • "Let Me Know" (1995, Orchestrated Noize)[7]
  • "Little Bit of Lovin'" (1998, 1st Avenue/Wild Card/Polydor) - UK #8
  • "My Love" (1999, 1st Avenue/Wild Card/Polydor) – UK #8
  • "Thinking of You" (2000, Telstar) – UK #70 †
  • "Feelin' U" (2003, London) – UK #34 ‡
  • "Retro" (2009, Freelance Diva/OceanFall)[8]

† Credited to Curtis Lynch Jr. featuring Kele Le Roc and Red Rat
‡ Credited to Shy FX and T Power featuring Kele Le Roc [6]


  1. ^ "". 
  2. ^ "". 
  3. ^ a b Interview, BBC, June 2004
  4. ^ Search for "Kele Le Roc" performed at Archived 2008-10-12 at the Wayback Machine. database on 22 July 2008
  5. ^ discography – accessed August 2008
  6. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 315. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  7. ^ "Kele Le Roc - Let Me Know". Discogs. 
  8. ^ "".