Ester Dean

You may recognize her as the voice behind the 2009 smash "Drop It Low," which featured R&B star Chris Brown, but what most don't know is that Ester Dean is the writing mastermind behind some of the biggest pop songs of today. She's responsible for a string of hits for superstar Rihanna, including "Rude Boy," and "What's My Name," and she even penned Nicki Minaj's "Superbass." The Oklahoma native has also worked with artists like Ciara, Christina Aguilera and Mary J. Blige. But with her heart set on a solo career, the self-proclaimed reincarnate of Missy Elliott has plans of taking over the music industry, starting this year.

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The Rundown, Nicki Minaj, The PinkPrint

A track-by-track look at The Queen of YMCMB's latest opus.

Nicki Minaj Drops New Song 'Pills N Potions'

The Barb pulls in Ester Dean to co-write the lead single off The Pink Print.

The Rundown: B.o.B, Underground Luxury

A track-by-track review of the Grand Hustle MC's third LP.

Top Ten Musical Group Flicks

Take a look at a few films that delve into the trials and tribulations of being in a singing group.

Exclusive Access: The Rangers, Ester Dean, and T Pain visit 106 & Park

The Rangers, Ester Dean, and T Pain visit 106 & Park

Trading Places: Songwriters Turned Singers

While Ester Dean was tearing up the charts with his hits, she was penning gems for other artists. Check out other songwriters turned singers here and catch Ester Dean tonight on 106 & Park!
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