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Listen to Estelle "American Boy" (Feat. Kanye West)

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British singer Estelle is the newest darling of America's hip hop elite.

Her new single features rhymes by Kanye West and is entirely based on will.i.am's "Impatient" that is taken from his 2007 solo album "Songs About Girls." He is listed as an executive producer of Estelle's forthcoming album "Shine," which will be released on John Legends' Homeschool Records. Legend is, of course, good pals with Kanye West who signed him to his G.O.O.D label. And with that the story of Estelle's debut in the U.S. comes full circle.

"American Boy" is a nice progression of where will.i.am originally took it with the addition of Estelle's soulful vocal delivery.

Listen to Estelle "American Boy" (ft. Kanye West)
Listen to will.i.am "Impatient" (sample)

February 20, 2008 in Audio Streams, Kanye West | Permalink





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I love this song, and i can't wait for her album.

Posted by: UrbanKnight at Feb 29, 2008 3:50:17 PM

Impatient was my fave track from Songs About Girls, and Estelle's Go Gone was one of my fave tracks a few years back.. But these two just don't work together on this track for me :/.

Posted by: Adam at Mar 1, 2008 4:56:35 PM

GOODSTUFF!!!

Posted by: at Mar 14, 2008 5:39:17 PM

great song, heard it in a club the other day and it sounds great!

Posted by: jon at Mar 17, 2008 11:23:40 AM

Reminds me of when my London self met my US ex- hubby (oops) Love it, a bit of London vibe mixed with the US

Posted by: Sweet Star at Mar 20, 2008 11:23:47 AM

YUH Mann, salot wonna because say wonna di crack filter good music.I di burn for get wonna new album.B4 i go conclude iwanna know de origine of kanye west.

Posted by: diamanuel at Apr 3, 2008 2:59:34 AM

YUH Mann, salot wonna because say wonna di crack filter good music.I di burn for get wonna new album.B4 i go conclude iwanna know de origine of kanye west.

Posted by: diamanuel at Apr 3, 2008 4:55:22 AM

Another nail in the coffin of real hip-hop, if Kanye is the best the genre can do god help the rest of them. Far to nicey nicey, no real beat, lame lyrics, who signs these talentless factory produced nobodies?!

Posted by: Bert at Apr 14, 2008 5:57:12 AM

Love this track, great blend of UK and US.

@diamanuel - not necessarially a nail in the coffin, but the diversification of a genre.

Posted by: Phil at Apr 26, 2008 7:00:39 AM

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