ESTELLE’S POWERFUL SINGLE “CONQUEROR” TO BE FEATURED IN THE FILM ‘ADDICTED’
~ IN THEATERS OCTOBER 10th ~
Will Perform the Song on FOX’s Good Day NY September 9th
Set To Sing Out Against Domestic Violence at Face Forward Foundation’s 5th Annual Gala September 13th in LA
(NEW YORK, NY – August 25, 2014) Estelle conquerors fashion, film and entertainment and she will once again make her mark when herpowerful and inspirational single “Conqueror” is featured in the end credits of Addicted, in theaters October 10th. The Lionsgate/Codeblack Films release stars Sharon Leal and Boris Kodjoe and is directed by Bille Woodruff from a screenplay by Christina Welsh and Ernie Barbarash. The film also stars Tasha Smith, Tyson Beckford, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Kat Graham and William Levy. It is based on the best-selling novel by Zane. PRESS HERE to watch the trailer.
Addicted is a sexy and provocative thriller about desire and the dangers of indiscretion. Successful businesswoman Zoe Reynard (Sharon Leal) appears to have attained it all – the dream husband she loves (Boris Kodjoe), two wonderful children and a flourishing career. As perfect as everything appears from the outside, Zoe is still drawn to temptations she cannot escape or resist. As she pursues a secretive life, Zoe finds herself risking it all when she heads down a perilous path she may not survive.
Tune into FOX 5’s Good Day New York on September 9th to catch theGRAMMY® Award-winning artistperform “Conqueror” and talk about Addicted. Estelle’s forthcoming album True Romance, out November 4th via Established 1980 Inc/BMG, will be available for pre-order on iTunes September 9th as well. PRESS HERE to watch the song’s stunning video. PRESS HEREto download the song on iTunes.
In other news, Estelle will be performing at Face Forward Foundation’s Fifth Annual Gala, “A Venetian Masquerade” September 13, at The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Face Forward’s mission is to spread awareness and mend the physical and emotional wounds of domestic violence by providing pro-bono reconstructive surgery for victims and by partnering with local community centers that offer complementary relief in the areas of housing, counseling, job searches, and legal assistance. Alongside the special performance, the star-studded fundraising event will be masquerade-themed, with celebrity guests, a silent auction and an honorary awards ceremony dedicated to raising funds and awareness for this increasing epidemic.
During Fashion Week, Estelle will be performing and revealing tracks from True Romance during an exclusive event with Gilt Group. On September 30th, Estelle will perform at the star-studded New Yorkers for Children 13th Annual Fall Gala at Cipriani 42 in New York City.
As part of an ongoing celebration of the real-life conquerors all around us, Estelle has been releasing installments of her “Conqueror” video series. Check out the videos from acclaimed ballerina Misty Copeland (PRESS HERE), Olympic gold track and field medalist Sanya Richards Ross (PRESS HERE)andNASCAR racing driver Darrell Wallace, Jr. (PRESS HERE). Estelle also recently inspired a huge crowd of little conquerors when she spoke at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America ‘Great Futures Campaign’ Launch Event in Times Square, NYC alongside Nick Cannon, Timbaland, Ne-Yo, Adrienne Bailon and Jackie Joyner-Kersee.
Estelle can also be heard on Cartoon Network’s hit show Steven Universe as the voice of one of the lead characters, Garnet.New episodes are currently airing.
Praise for “Conqueror”:
“…striking…” – VH1
“Estelle evokes triumph, strength and courage on the emotional track…” – Essence
“…fierce, passionate, inspiring….” – Fuse
“[‘Conqueror’] will give you chills…” – Teen Vogue
“…beautifully bold…” – Vibe
“Thanks but no thanks, Pharrell — we’re getting our inspiration from Estelle’s ‘Conqueror’” – Styleite
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