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Estelle - 1980 - Singe Review

Estelle
1980

Estelle has a fine reputation. She has won UK hip hop awards, been given praise in the music press and by Djs, plus she has toured with amazing urban artists such as Floetry, Roots Manuva , Talib Kweli just to name a few. Estelle is now signed to V2 and looking to break the mainstream. Listening to ‘1980’ it becomes apparant how lucky we are to have such a talent from the UK. There’s great production here that has strong crossover appeal but it’s Estelle that really

Estelle - 1980 - Singe Review

stands out. She’s definitely a strong MC talking about social issues in an honest, poetic way that could relate to most people. There’s energy, conviction and it’s delivered in a truely unique British way. Estelle can sing too showing good use of range and it works well with the song.

‘ Don’t Talk’ is more hard hitting, with a strong hip hop progressivesound and constant dangerous delivery by Estelle. A class tune from a class act.

Tareck Ghoneim



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