‘It got to a point where it got too much, too fake, too plastic, crazy people – I was like let me go and figure out who I am.’ She set up her own record label, Stellarents, ‘to make my own career work because no-one knew what to do with me.’ No wonder; Estelle was a rapper and producer, so when she started singing she surprised many. ‘I got sick of this crap, of the music for a while, bored of it,’ she admits. ‘I was in the middle of the Galleries Lafayette buying a new outfit after I lost my baggage off the plane. Keep me away from ’ These days, Estelle is busy having ‘cabbie wars’ in Brooklyn, where she moved in early 2007. On a more serious note though, why did she turn her back on the UK?
‘The problem is we go there and conform to them and don’t be us,’ she says, animated.
‘I am out there performing to girls and guys who relate and know what I am talking about on , released on 31 March - ed). Too much effort goes into pretending, let’s just start there, it’s too much.’She is doing well now though - the words ‘simple’ and ‘easy’ keep cropping up when we talk about her move to the US.
She left her British label to become the first act on John Legend's Homeschool Records, and the album features a track produced by British DJ Mark Ronson ‘before he was Mark Ronson.’ She is amazingly down-to-earth when she talks about how came about: 'I was with will.(of The Black Eyed Peas), trying to make John Legend like house music.
soul singer Estelle knows a thing about two about dating.
Her latest EP, “Love & Happiness Series Waiting To Exhale” is a diary filled with first date experiences.
When we spoke to the songstress about her new project, she revealed some of the first date tips that help her get through the jitters.
episode "The Pop Star and American Psycho," the pop star refers to the overtly sexual singer Neon Hitch.
“I’m a little out there,” the English singer admits, “but in a good way, not a bad way.” Matchmaker Patti Stanger disagrees. Neon’s two big hits are “Pussy Power” and “F--- U Betta.” According to Neon’s biography on i Tunes she was raised in a family of circus performers.
As a teenager, she performed as a trapeze artist and fire swinger throughout Europe.