Ester Dean

Apr
6
Ester Dean Reveals ‘Drop It Low’ Was Originally for Ciara

Ester Dean and Ciara

Ester Dean has penned tracks for everyone from Rihanna and Nicki Minaj to Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, but her songs don’t always end up where they’re supposed to. Her 2009 solo smash, “Drop It Low” featuring Chris Brown, was originally intended for another R&B songstress.

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Mar
25
New Music: Jeezy f/ Ester Dean – ‘Mama Told Me’ (Beyoncé Demo)

Jeezy and Ester Dean

Ester Dean sings on the demo for the artist formerly known as Young Jeezy. Beyoncé will reportedly be featured on the final version of “Mama Told Me,” the first official single from Jeezy’s Thug Motivation 103 album. The Middle Eastern-tinged production was co-written by Dean, whose stock is quickly rising with credits on Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” and Christina Aguilera’s upcoming single “Not Myself Tonight.”

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Nov
30
New Music: Chris Brown f/ Ester Dean – ‘I Love U’

Chris Brown and Ester Dean

Chris Brown drops another joint with singer-songwriter Ester Dean called “I Love U.” The folksy Polow Da Don production can be found on the deluxe edition of Graffiti. Brown will sit down with Robin Roberts for another interview airing December 8 on ABC’s “20/20.”

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Nov
25
New Music: Ester Dean f/ Lil Wayne – ‘Drop It Low (Remix)’

Ester Dean and Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne has his eye on Ester Dean. “Ms. Ester Dean, you can get it,” Weezy raps on the remix to “Drop It Low,” which also references Seabiscuit and journalist Connie Chung (“I make that booty talk, Connie Chung for me”).

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Nov
5
Ester Dean Writes for Rihanna’s Album

Rihanna and Ester Dean

Ester Dean has more bragging rights. A track penned by the singer-songwriter has made Rihanna’s new album.

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Oct
2
Chris Brown Brings the Circus to the Studio

Chris Brown and Ester Dean

Ester Dean is climbing the charts with “Drop It Low,” her collaboration with Chris Brown from the More Than a Game soundtrack. The rising star was bubbling with excitement as she shared the experience of recording with her famous peer.

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Sep
26
Video: Ester Dean Makes Her TV Debut

Singer-songriter Ester Dean made her TV debut on Friday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” performing “Drop It Low” from the More Than a Game soundtrack. Chris Brown, who is featured on the song, was not present, but Auto-Tune was.