Estelle

Apr
15
Video: Estelle – ‘Make Her Say (Beat It Up)’

Estelle

Estelle celebrates sexual empowerment in the video for “Make Her Say (Beat It Up)” off her EP Love & Happiness: How Stella Got Her Groove Back.

The British songstress challenges the stereotypes of beauty by casting everyday couples in the provocative clip. They undress each other and make love in the intimate bedroom scenes.

“This song is a part of a whole statement on what it means to be in a real relationship, on your terms,” said Estelle. “It represents ownership and embracing all of yourself as a human, plus good sex is always necessary.”

Estelle’s upcoming fourth album, due later this year, will focus on the themes of passion, courage, true romance, and the bullshit.

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Feb
20
New Music: Estelle – ‘Love & Happiness, Vol. 3: How Stella Got Her Groove Back’ [EP]

Love & Happiness, Vol. 3: How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Estelle serves up the third and final installment in her Love & Happiness series. The British songstress serenades the R&B lovers with five free tracks including the seductive single “Make Her Say (Beat It Up),” “Drunk and High,” and “Anyway.”

The EP follows last year’s Waiting to Exhale and Love Jones.

She is also in the studio working on her fourth album to be released on her indie label, Est. 1980 Records.

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Feb
18
New Music: Estelle – ‘Make Her Say (Beat It Up)’

Make Her Say (Beat It Up)

Estelle satisfies her sexual appetite on her most provocative song yet, “Make Her Say (Beat It Up).” The British singer plays sex kitten as she whispers naughty things to her lover on the sex-drenched jam.

“Beat the pu**y up,” she commands over the chanting chorus.

The sultry song is taken from upcoming EP How Stella Got Her Groove Back, the third and final installment in her Love & Happiness series.

Lust for Estelle’s sexy new thing below.

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Jan
16
Bow Wow, Mack Wilds, & Sevyn Streeter Join Ice Cube at ‘Ride Along’ Premiere

Bow Wow and Jermaine Dupri

Following the Hollywood premiere, Ice Cube headed east for the New York premiere of Ride Along on Wednesday. The rapper-actor hit the red carpet with his co-stars Kevin Hart and Tika Sumpter. He also rubbed shoulders with Bow Wow, Jermaine Dupri, Mack Wilds, Sevyn Streeter, Estelle, and The Lox’s Sheek Louch, Styles P, and Jadakiss.

Cube plays an undercover cop in the film, which opens Friday. During his appearance on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” he spoke about working with Hart, being a protective dad to his daughter, and getting his name on the Goodyear blimp.

In honor of his classic hit “Today Was a Good Day,” a charity campaign has been launched to get “Ice Cube Is a Pimp” on the Goodyear blimp on January 20. Only half of the $25,000 goal has been reached, but Cube has offered to pony up the rest of the money.

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Nov
14
Ciara Struts Into Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Ciara

After rubbing shoulders with fashion’s elite at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund gala earlier in the week, Ciara mingled with models at the “2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” taping in New York on Wednesday.

The “Body Party” singer ripped the pink carpet in a dark blue Prabal Gurung dress and Giuseppe Zanotti heels, with her latest accessory, the 15-carat diamond engagement ring given to her by Future.

After getting engaged on her 28th birthday, she revealed that she and her fiancé have set a wedding date. “I’m very very excited! [Just] like every girl…we think about making that dress and that moment, and being with your bridesmaids,” the bride-to-be told E! News. “I just can’t wait to do everything, I’m like a little kid right now.”

She snapped an Instagram photo with her BFF La La Anthony. “Me and My Best Friend @Lala Having Perfect Fun. In the end it’s all about being with the people you LOVE,” tweeted CiCi.

Taylor Swift, Fall Out Boy, and A Great Big World rocked the stage alongside Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Doutzen Kroes, and Behati Prinsloo.

The show will air on Dec. 10 at 10 p.m. on CBS.

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Sep
23
New Music: Estelle – ‘Love & Happiness, Vol. 2: Waiting to Exhale’ EP

Love & Happiness, Vol. 2: Waiting to Exhale

Estelle spreads more Love & Happiness with Waiting to Exhale, the second installment in her three-volume EP. The British songstress, who launched her indie label New London Records earlier this year, serves up a soulful trio of tracks on the follow-up to June’s Love Jones.

The new collection features the Jeremih-assisted single “Be in Love,” the sultry Sonny Digital-produced duet “I Don’t Wanna Stay” featuring Jim Jones, and the upbeat “So Different” produced by K. Dot.

Estelle will drop one more free EP, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, in October prior to the release of her fourth album in February.

Download and stream Love & Happiness, Vol. 2: Waiting to Exhale below.

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Aug
22
Video: Raekwon f/ Estelle – ‘All About You’

Raekwon and Estelle

Raekwon cooks up a collaboration for the ladies with his new single “All About You.” The Chef teams with Estelle in the red-hued clip, which was shot in New York in June. He works through relationship drama and hits the club with his British co-star, who rocks a Bulls jersey. The Jerry Wonda-produced song shows a softer side of the Wu-Tang Clan MC.

“I wanted to glorify the women [in this song] because I do have a lot of fans that are women and they say, ‘Yo Rae, make something for us,” he tells Fuse News. “We know you as that MC skillful guy that you are, but make a record for the women.”

He previously worked with Estelle on 2011′s “Chop Chop Ninja.” “Just to work with Estelle again is a great thing because her voice is golden to me,” says Raekwon. “We have chemistry when it comes to making great music.”

Raekwon’s solo album Fly International Luxurious Art is due early next year, while Wu-Tang is set to reunite with their first album in six years, A Better Tomorrow.

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