Estelle asserts her independence on the Ne-Yo-penned “Do My Thing,” a feel-good collaboration with Janelle Monáe off her third album All of Me, in stores and online Tuesday.
“My roll it ain’t your roll, but trust I know just where I’m going,” the Londoner sings on the energetic retro tune, which was inspired by her journey going from her mother’s garage to starting a successful life of her own in the U.S.
Estelle showered praise on her quirky collaborator Monáe. “As another black girl she is so singular,” she told Rap-Up TV. “She’s genuinely nice and I understood where she was coming from with her style and her energy, and I feel that she got me too.”