Ester Dean

Ester Dean

Ester Renay Dean (born April 15, 1986) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer.

Her 2009 single "Drop It Low" featured singer Chris Brown. Dean has also written or co-written songs for many artists including Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, Keri Hilson, Beyoncé, Priyanka Chopra, Mary J. Blige, Nicki Minaj, Kelly Clarkson, Ciara, The Pussycat Dolls, Usher, Kelly Rowland, Girlicious, Rihanna, R. Kelly, Britney Spears, Selena Gomez, Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, Pia Toscano, Tinie Tempah, Lil Wayne, Machine Gun Kelly and Eurovision Song Contest 2012 winner Loreen.

In 2011, Dean contributed to the soundtrack for the animated film, Rio by Blue Sky Studios.

In 2012, she voiced the female siren in the fourth film in the Ice Age franchise, Ice Age: Continental Drift and helped to write the song We Are by Keke Palmer.

Dean made her acting debut in the film Pitch Perfect (2012) and performs on the soundtrack as well.