Ester Dean

Jun
27
New Music: Ester Dean f/ Juicy J – ‘Twerkin 4 Birkin (Remix)’

Twerkin 4 Birkin (Remix)

Bust it baby. Ester Dean grabs the king of the strip club, Juicy J, for the remix to her booty-bouncing banger “Twerkin 4 Birkin.” The singer-songwriter, who co-wrote Nicki Minaj’s “Pills N Potions,” salutes the women who “pop coochie” for designer bags, while Juicy J encourages the ladies to “work that ass overtime.”

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May
26
New Music: Ester Dean – ‘Twerk’n 4 Birk’n’

Twerk'n 4 Birk'n

Ester Dean takes it to the trap with her street single “Twerk’n 4 Birk’n.” The singer-songwriter, who co-wrote Nicki Minaj’s new single “Pills N Potions,” salutes the women who use their bodies to get what they want.

“These hos be twerkin’ for Birkin / Poppin’ coochie for Gucci / Bust it wide for that Prada / Bend it over for Louis,” she sings over the strip club-ready beat.

Ester has also contributed the money-making anthem “Get My Dough” to The Other Woman soundtrack.

Bust it open below.

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Apr
28
New Music: Ester Dean – ‘Get My Dough’

Get My Dough

When she’s not lending her songwriting skills to Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Katy Perry, Ester Dean has been focusing on her solo career. Following her 2009 debut single “Drop It Low” featuring Chris Brown, the singer-songwriter pens the catchy “Get My Dough” for the soundtrack to The Other Woman starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton, Leslie Mann, and Nicki Minaj.

“I’m not a slut, I’m not a tramp, I’m not a ho, but I’ma get my dough,” sings Ester.

She will also reprise her role as Cynthia Rose in the sequel to Pitch Perfect, which is scheduled to hit theaters in May 2015.

Listen to her get-money anthem below.

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Mar
24
Stream the ‘Rio 2′ Soundtrack Featuring Bruno Mars, Janelle Monáe, Ester Dean, & B.o.B

Rio 2 Soundtrack

On April 11, the sequel to the animated film Rio flies into theaters. In addition to a superstar cast including Jamie Foxx and Anne Hathaway, the soundtrack boasts contributions from Janelle Monáe, Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, B.o.B., and Ester Dean.

Dean teams with B.o.B on the updated “Rio Rio” theme song, while Janelle Monáe shakes things up on the funky opening number “What Is Love” Bruno Mars, who also voices a parrot named Roberto in the movie, gets in on the fun with “Welcome Back.”

“We wanted to show the diversity of Brazilian music,” executive producer Sergio Mendes tells Billboard.

Stream the full Rio 2 soundtrack before it arrives on March 25.

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Feb
21
New Music: Ester Dean – ‘Bam Bam Bam!! (Harlem Shake Remix)’

Ester Dean

The “Harlem Shake” epidemic is breaking out on the charts and inflicting your favorite stars. Now Ester Dean gets bitten by the bug, remixing her banger “Bam Bam” with Baauer’s dance sensation, which just debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. If you thought the original was turnt up, this will make your booty work overtime.

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Jan
23
New Music: Ester Dean f/ Missy Elliott – ‘How You Love It’

Ester Dean and Missy Elliott

Ester Dean made us “Drop It Low,” and now she cranks up the volume with Missy Elliott on “How You Love It,” the first single off her upcoming Interscope debut Story Never Told. The singer-songwriter, who has penned hits for Rihanna and Katy Perry, challenges her man to make a move, while Missy delivers some wicked wordplay on the adrenaline-fueled club banger.

Ester, who was previously managed by Roc Nation, is also readying a mixtape for release this winter.

Listen to the tagged version below.

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Jan
15
Video: Ester Dean – ‘Bam Bam’

Ester Dean

All aboard the dope train. Ester Dean makes heads roll—literally—in the wild and crazy video for her booty bouncing anthem “Bam Bam.” The 26-year-old singer-songwriter, who’s penned hits for Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Beyoncé, lets loose in the animated clip, inspired by Missy Elliott.

The self-proclaimed “hood rich bitch” rocks braids as she sits at the bus stop. In another scene, she plays a baby doll, licking a lollipop and holding a teddy bear. She serves up plenty of attitude in the kitchen while decked out in gold chains.

According to Billboard, Ester is readying a mixtape for release this winter and has enlisted her idol Missy Elliott for “How You Love It,” the first single off her upcoming Interscope debut Story Never Told. While she previously announced a management deal with Roc Nation, she is currently without management.

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