New Music: Estelle – ‘Love & Happiness, Vol. 1: Love Jones’ [EP]

Love & Happiness, Vol. 1: Love Jones

Estelle is taking her fans to the movies this summer with her collection of free EPs. The British singer debuts Love & Happiness, Vol. 1: Love Jones, the first in her film-inspired series.

The three-song collection, named after the 1997 romantic drama starring Larenz Tate and Nia Long, includes the flirty club banger “Call These Boys,” piano-driven ballad “Till Tomorrow,” and the breezy “Whatever You Like” featuring Roses Gabor.

Next up is Vol. 2: Waiting to Exhale followed by Vol. 3: How Stella Got Her Groove Back.

Stream the three songs below and download for free on Estelle’s website.

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Rick Ross Hangs with Chelsea Clinton, John Legend at Hope for Children Gala

Chelsea Clinton and Rick Ross

Rick Ross suited up and showed his support for John Legend at Samsung’s Hope for Children Gala at Cipriani’s in New York on Tuesday. Legend, whose Show Me Campaign uses education to break the cycle of poverty, attended with his fiancée Chrissy Teigen and performed, along with his HomeSchool artist Estelle.

Rozay missed Game 3 of the NBA Finals and held court with Chelsea Clinton at the black-tie affair. “Boss and Chelsey Clinton… Politics as Usual!!!” he wrote.

He applauded his friend for his philanthropy. “We commend @johnlegend ‘Show Me’ campaign for committed work with less fortunate children and families,” said the Bawse.

Legend responded, “thanks brotha. Great to see you.”

See more pics from the charitable evening below.

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New Music: Estelle f/ Common – ‘Victorious’

Estelle and Common

Common digs into the crates and unleashes “Victorious,” a previously unreleased collaboration with Estelle. The motivational song, produced by No I.D., was originally set to appear on Estelle’s 2011 album All of Me.

“That song makes you feel like you can fly off a balcony,” Estelle told Rap-Up TV. “This song is about saying we made our own way and we’re victorious. This is what we do.”

Get lifted with their triumphant tune.

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New Music: Estelle f/ Roses Gabor – ‘Whatever You Like’


Estelle digs into the vault and releases the laid-back and sexy tune “Whatever You Like” featuring Roses Gabor. The U.K. darling wakes up, flaws and all, and lets her lover lead the way.

“I’m gonna do your body right,” she effortlessly coos on the drum-patterned tune, produced by Wizzy Wow.

She encouraged MCs to add their own verse. “I left a space …. MC’s have at it! lemme hear the dopest verses,” she wrote.

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Jay-Z and Trey Songz Celebrate Kevin Liles’ Birthday

Kevin Liles and Jay-Z

Kevin Liles celebrated his 45th birthday with a star-studded party in New York City last night. The music industry executive was joined by his friends and family at The Rec Room. Trey Songz and Estelle toasted their manager, and even Jay-Z showed up to pay his respect to the birthday boy. He blew out the candles on his cake before sharing a kiss with his wife Erika.

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Chris Brown, Solange, J.Lo, & Nicole Scherzinger Attend Topshop L.A. Launch

Chris Brown

The stars came out to celebrate the opening of Topshop and Topman’s newest store at The Grove in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Chris Brown looked fresh as he posed in a heart hoodie and red Reebok Kamikaze IIs at the launch event at Cecconi’s in West Hollywood.

Fresh off DJing her sister Beyoncé’s documentary premiere in New York the night before, the stylish Solange entertained the star-studded crowd, which included Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Scherzinger, Christina Milian,, Estelle, and Kim Kardashian.

See more pics from the British retailer’s Hollywood invasion.

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Video: Estelle – ‘Wonderful Life’


Estelle takes us along as she jets around the world in the Iren Sheffield-directed video for “Wonderful Life,” a single off her third album All of Me. The British songstress travels to Sweden, Moscow, Jamaica, and more on her tour, meeting people and playing shows night after night, all the while keeping a smile on her face. Put a little sunshine in your life with the feel-good visuals.

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