,’ she offers, as she fumbles with her microphone in a plush hotel on the Champs-Elysées. ‘I’m not there to pander to anyone’s preferences,' she says. ‘It got to a point where it got too much, too fake, too plastic, crazy people – I was like let me go and figure out who I am.’ She set up her own record label, Stellarents, ‘to make my own career work because no-one knew what to do with me.’ No wonder; Estelle was a rapper and producer, so when she started singing she surprised many.
Getting me up before 7 and 9 is a real issue - I will be a cow and it is what it is.
I didn’t grow up with any weight issues and I don’t want them now.
For a girl from a London council estate, it was a dream come true.
And the spectacular results were all too clear to see.
The 30-year-old, who had her braces removed just under a year ago, couldn't stop smiling broadly for the cameras as she attended the 010 Apollo Theater Spring Benefit Concert & Awards Ceremony at The Apollo Theater.
Impatiently she asks, "Can we get the heating going?