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January 18, 1980 in London
London, United Kingdom
British vocalist/MC Estelle Swaray
British singer-songwriter and rapper Estelle was born Estelle Fanta Swaray on 18 January 1980. Brought up in Hammersmith West-London, England she is now a Grammy Award winner and producer living in LA. Her career features significant collaborations with John Legend, Chris Brown, will.i.am, Rick Ross, Robin Thicke and Kanye West. The latter she sang with for the huge international hit "American Boy". Likened to other British pop divas such as Adele, Amy Winehouse and Duffy she sings R&B, hip hop, reggae, soul and dance.