Elle Varner Don't Wanna Dance

Elle Varner

"Don't Wanna Dance"

Gabrielle Serene Varner (born February 12, 1989), known professionally as Elle Varner, is an American Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Raised in Los Angeles, she studied at New York University's Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music. In October 2009, she signed with MBK/J-RCA Records along with a co-publishing agreement with Sony Music.

Varner released her debut album, Perfectly Imperfect, on August 7, 2012, preceded by the release of the single "Only Wanna Give It to You". The album debuted at number four on the US Billboard Hot 200.

For her second studio album, Varner has been working with producers including Pop & Oak, Eric Hudson, DJ Dahi, Da Internz, and Hit-Boy. Varner stated that she has made her own genre while recording the album which she titles "Trap Jazz." Varner described her second album as “definitely sexier,” than her previous, she later released the promotional single "Rover" featuring American rapper Wale.