Ester Dean Drops Hints About Usher Album

One of the most anticipated R&B albums of the year is only a few months away, but details have remained scarce until now. Singer-songwriter Ester Dean is dropping a few hints from her recording sessions with Usher.

The “Drop It Low” hitmaker was called in to write with the R&B superstar for his new album Monster. She spent a couple days with him in a Las Vegas studio over the summer. “Lots of food, lots of fun music,” she tells Rap-Up.com about the experience. “And he’s cute!”

Dean discovered that she and Usher had a lot in common. “I knew Usher wrote songs, but we wrote just alike. It was so smooth,” she says. “I was like, ‘Dang! This is cool.'”

From what she heard, Ursh is returning to a sound reminiscent of his 2004 Confessions album. “He sound like he going back to the ‘Burn’ [records]—those good, great songs that he do.”

Usher’s sixth studio album Monster is expected for release in December.