She may have spent her childhood in the London postcode of W14, but Estelle sashays, a good 20 minutes late, into the record-company boardroom with a distinct aura of 90210 about her. During the winter months, the singer resides in Los Angeles, drawn by the novelty of winter warmth."But it's bloody freezing in here," she complains, and so refuses to relinquish her long red coat, her even longer scarf, and, perhaps a touch preposterously on a day as overcast as this, her pair of large sunglasses.
The hit single 'American Boy' turned Estelle into one of the world's biggest pop stars – and won her a Grammy. Here, for the first time, she talks about heartache, betrayal and bouncing back., Estelle is done shedding tears and has fallen in love once again. Nobody is gonna love you if you can’t love yourself,” says Estelle.But this time, the object of her affection is truly deserving of her devotion. introduces us to a confident Estelle Fanta Swaray who’s clearly ready to accept herself, flaws and all."The thermostat is duly raised, and as she warms up, so the layers, literal and otherwise, come off.As ever with Estelle, a small but well-put-together young woman famous for her attention to stylistic detail, she is not under-dressed.The fact that people can relate to what I’m singing is a good thing. EBONY: On , you’re writing a love letter to yourself. I think I hit a point a few years ago where I was like, “Whatever comes is gonna be good,” and that I have nothing to fear. When you are happy with yourself and you remind yourself of that, it is healthy for your relationship. EBONY: Some the R&B singers today at the top of the charts happen to be White.