Ester Dean

She got the best job in the world straight out of high school, and you have no idea who she is.

5 Unknown People Who Secretly Made All Your Favorite Music

#5. Ester Dean Wrote Half of Your Favorite Pop Songs

Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass”? Not only did Dean write it, she’s featured in the chorus. Selena Gomez’s “Come and Get It”? Also Dean. Usher, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Sean Kingston, Kelly Rowland, Gucci Mane, Mary J. Blige, Britney Spears, Ludacris, and Cradle of Filth (probably) — all of these artists have at least one Ester Dean-penned hit in their repertoire.

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