Lil Wayne and Jay Sean.
Without hesitation, Ester Dean revealed on “The Ralphie Radio Show” that she never hesitated to include Chris Brown on the remix or in the video of her track “Drop It Low.”
“I love him. That’s like my brother,” described Dean of her relationship to the r&b crooner. “It didn’t matter. He killed it.”
The singer referred to Brown’s inclusion in the project and his performance in the video. But as close as the two are, Dean insists that she’s doesn’t inquiry in to Brown’s personal matters.
“I don’t dig into all of that,” said Dean. “I let him do what he does. I’m here on a different side for him.”
Brown recently began serving out his sentence of hard labor and community service after pleading guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, last February. Dean — an accomplished songwriter who penned tracks for Keri Hilson, Mary J. Blige and The Pussycat Dolls — is signed to a deal with producer Polow Da Don’s Zone 4. “Drop It Low” is included on the soundtrack to a new documentary that features LeBron James.
In an interview on the RRS, English singer Jay Sean all but confirmed a forthcoming song with rapper Drake. But the Cash Money crooner admits that the next single off “All or Nothing” is not determined.
Sean mentioned in past interviews that he would not speak about the track with Drizzy before the details were finalized. However, his response Wednesday hinted that the feature could be a done deal.
“Well, actually, I still have to stay tight-lipped about it,” Sean remarked. “(Laughs) I can’t say nuttin!”
After pressing about his choice of words, particularly interjecting the word “still” into his response, the “Down” singer elaborated.
“Yesterday I went into the studio and I did this song,” Sean revealed. “To be honest, I just sent it straight away to the boss man (presumably Cash Money’s Ronald ‘Slim’ Williams). I was like, ‘Dude, I think I might have just messed up our plan here.’”
The aforementioned arrangement may have been to release the track with Drake as the next single. That idea might be in flux after Sean’s studio session. The Englishman notes that he actually entered the studio to write songs for someone else, but that he ended up with a track that he feels strongly about.
“This sounds like a huge single to me,” Sean said of the track he wrote. “So who knows? I think we might have to give Drake a phone call.”
Surely Drake would be able to answer the phone — he’s currently back in Canada after re-injuring a torn ACL while on tour with Lil Wayne.
Jay Sean’s LP, “All or Nothing,” will drop around Thanksgiving, according to Jay himself. This timeframe is pushed back from an original October target.