While London is making its presence felt on both the Hip Hop (Lady Sovereign, Kano, Dizzee Rascal) and R&B (Craig David) map, very few artists are able to sing as well as they rap (or vice versa). One of those few is Estelle (signed to John Legend’s Homeschool Records) who demonstrates her skills in the breakout single, Wait A Minute (Just A Touch). While the U.K.-native sings the hook rather smoothly and skillfully, her voice and rhyme pattern on both her rapped verses will impress the most. Think Eve, circa now. Throw in will.i.am‘s jazz beat and background vocals and Wait A Minute should be an easy-listening hit that allows Estelle to get her Shine on in February of ’08 when her debut album hits stores.
Written by Burmy on 11/14/07
Submit your Rating
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"American Boy ft. Kanye West" (2008)
You Might Like...
Commentsblog comments powered by Disqus
- Lupe Fiasco ft. PJ - Mazinger
- DJ Blaze - Blazing Cuts (October 2014)
- Lil Wayne ft. The LOX - Gotti
- 4 Fresh Songs (& An Album) You Might Have Missed (10/27)
- Drake - 6 God EP
- Run the Jewels - RTJ2
- T.I. - Paperwork: The Motion Picture
- Shady XV: Eminem is Dropping a New Album & I Don’t Care
- All 72 of Drakes Billboard Top 100 Songs
- DJBooth Announces Our New Top Prospects…
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.