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An aspiring fire dancer, balloon artist, and seasoned street performer, we admit we were a bit skeptical about Kez Ban’s ability to impress the American Idol 2013 judges.
But her original song was uniquely soulful, and she even got to show off her guitar playing skills.
So will this Chicago native make it into the Season 12 Top 40?
Unfortunately, our spoiler list doesn’t list Kez as one of the lucky contestants. After an her solo performance during Round 4 of Hollywood Week, she was cut loose from the competition. 
Watch her audition performance below.

Credit: YouTube/Fox Photo: American Idol 2013: Road to Hollywood - Kez Ban
Credit: FOX Photo: Kez Ban, the Fire Performer, Performs in American Idol 2013 Chicago Auditions on January 17 (VIDEO)
Credit: FOX Photo: Kez Ban and Briana Oakley Sing in American Idol 2013 Hollywood Week, Round 3
Credit: FOX Photo: Kez Ban, Janelle Arthur, Breanna Steer, and Angela Miller Sing "Be My Baby" in American Idol 2013 Hollywood Week, Round 3