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The London-bred songstress was making a name for herself in the U.K. when she ran into John Legend. Legend, who calls Estelle the "real deal," took her under his wing and introduced her to Kanye West, Will.I.Am and Wyclef Jean, who helped her cross over in the States with her saucy brand of soul. Ladies and gentlemen: the new Lauryn Hill.
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