In the sprawling world of Soundcloud producers, ESTA certainly stands out as one-to-watch. The 23-year-old is an LA-based producer and part of the Soulection collective. Amongst a host of other things, the Soulection crew (ESTA, Sango, Ta-ku, and Mr Carmack) curate a radio show and record label. ESTA’s solo work is a catchy mix of classic hip-hop influences, lush vocals, and a tasteful dose of electronic. ESTA breaks down his old music favorites and offers a personal spin on classic and current tracks. His unique production style has garnered him a massive Soundcloud following, where he is consistently releasing new material.
ESTA has a knack for turning small samples into big tracks, and his newly-dropped single “Childish People” is a prime example of his production talent. The track comes as a collaboration between ESTA and Masego, who himself added saxophone. The two producers are pulling primarily from two sources for this one — the first being Childish Gambino’s “Sober,” and the second being Phony Ppl’s “Why iii Love The Moon.” Take a listen below: