Kesha Rose Sebert, known mononymously as Kesha (formerly stylized as Ke$ha), is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. Thematically, her music generally revolves around escapism, partying, individuality, supernatural moments, rebellion, and grief. In addition to taking songwriting classes, Kesha was also taught how to write popular songs by her mother, and they would often write together when she returned home from high school. Kesha wrote or co-wrote every song on her first two albums and considers herself a songwriter primarily, writing for artists including Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus. She possesses a "strong, sneering vibrato", with a distinct yodel-like quality to her voice. Her stage makeup is characterized by dramatic glitter makeup at her right eye, inspired by A Clockwork Orange.