Ester DeanEster Dean, one of pop music's most in demand songwriters, recently visited Yahoo! to talk about her forthcoming solo debut as a singer.
The conversation with Miss Dean was so good that the interview spanned four parts. In Part 1, Ester explained how she actually got her start in the entertainment business in one of the most unlikely locales — Nebraska.
While she was in high school, Ester was going to the studio with her friends, singing the hooks to their songs. Her career that includes co-writing credits like Rihanna's "Where Have You Been" and "Rude Boy" and Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" began to take off after meeting Tricky Stewart.