The singer-songwriter signs a deal with Jay-Z's label for songwriting management.
Singer-songwriter Ester Dean has signed a management deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
The 24-year-old broke the news on Twitter (via Rap-Up). “I’m so Grateful 4 my Team Past and Present! Bringing in the New Year with my new Team @RocNation 2012,” she tweeted.
The Oklahoma native has lent her pen to dozens of artists in the game. Credits include Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass,” Rihanna’s “What’s My Name?” featuring Drake, Usher’s “Lil Freak” featuring Minaj and Dr. Dre’s “Under Pressure” featuring Jay-Z.
Dean joins a songwriting roster that includes Andrea Martin, James Fauntleroy II and Makeba Riddick. Additional artists managed by Roc Nation includes Rihanna, Mark Ronson, Solange Knowles, Wale and more.