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Sean Kingston

Sean Kingston


Famous as :

Reggae fusion singer

Birth Name :

Kisean Jamal Anderson

Birth Date :

February 03, 1990

Birth Place :

Miami, Florida, USA

Claim to fame :

Single "Beautiful Girls" (2007)


It becomes everyday buzz that new artists emerge on music industry but amid the heavy competition, Sean Kingston was making strides in the point of his career that hardly any freshman do. Perhaps what makes Sean a big buzz out there is not only his reggae root but also his choice on avoiding profanity for his lyrics. If many starters choose to steal the limelight by creating controversy, Sean prefers to go easy by talking about a broken relationship in "Beautiful Girls". Not being mistaken for its mildness, the first single from his debut album already gained acknowledge from both music lovers and fellow musicians. The song climbed steadily from #57 to #43 before peaking at #21 in Billboard Hot 100 chart, all without the help of a digitally released single. Radio DJ Steve Kraus gave high recommendation of the song as one of "sizzling singles burning up the summer airwaves" and even Outkast's Andre 3000 would really love to do a remix of the song. Apparently, Sean shows that simplicity works in this industry.

The talented rapper has all the music vibe in his blood. Born February 3, 1990 in Kingston, Jamaica, he inherited the endowment from his grandfather Jack Ruby who took profession as a music producer. He also became acquainted to his native music after Reggae legend Buju Banton befriended his family. All in all, Sean was in healthy dose of music stream that he started taking aspiration on the field. Realizing how tough the industry is, Sean tried every possible way to get in touch with music producers. He ambitiously mailed every music-related people on MySpace but none was willing to answer. The opportunity came when a message popped on his computer signed by J.R. Rotem. The producer was interested in Sean's different quality and asked him to come by. All fell into its place as coincidentally Sean was planning to migrate from his hometown to Miami, Florida himself. Upon meeting, more than impressed, Rotem believed that Sean has the quality to be a star. He said, ďI worked with some of the best and I donít see why Sean canít grow to be one of them. His potential is limitless.Ē With the trust came a contract that made him the first artist under Epic Records' joint venture label Beluga Heights.

Latest News

Sean Kingston Sued by Jeweler Over Unpaid Bills

August 29, 2014 06:32:00 GMT

is being sued by a New York jeweler for not paying for some jewelry that he ordered, TMZ reports. In a lawsuit filed by Avi Da Jeweler, the 24-year-old singer-songwriter is said to have never paid $200,000 worth of jewelry he ordered from 2008 to 2013.

Sean Kingston's Canadian Concert Canceled Following Gang Rape Allegation

September 02, 2013 06:06:39 GMT

University of Western Ontario in Canada has canceled 's upcoming appearance for the school's Orientation Week concert on September 7. TMZ reported that the cancellation was made after the school learned that the R&B star was facing a lawsuit over his alleged involvement in a 2010 sexual assault.

Sean Kingston Sued Over 2010 Alleged Gang Rape

August 30, 2013 09:34:19 GMT

A 22-year-old woman apparently has filed a lawsuit against singer , accusing him of raping her in 2010. According to TMZ, the woman, Carissa Capeloto, says that the "Beautiful Girls" singer as well as a bodyguard and a member of the singer's band forced her to have sex in a Seattle hotel.

Sean Kingston Debuts 'Beat It' Video Ft. Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa

April 30, 2013 08:25:04 GMT

Jamaican-American rapper enlists two other hip-hop heavyweights and for his new music video, which like most videos of their genre, shows them partying with a bevy of scantily-clad women. The summer scorcher is for Kingston's new single "Beat It", a track set to be included in the 23-year-old artist's third studio album due to be released later this year.

Video Premiere: Sean Kingston Releases New Dance Clip 'Rum and Raybans'

November 19, 2012 08:57:57 GMT

Jamaican-American rapper premiered the official video for his track "Rum and Raybans" on Sunday, November 18 during his hosting stint at the American Music Awards 2012 pre-show. The track is taken from Kingston's third studio album titled "", and features the distinct electronic/dance vocals of English singer .

Audio: Sean Kingston's 'How We Survive' and Busta Rhymes' 'Make It Look Easy'

August 17, 2012 07:15:21 GMT

is gearing up to debut his new album "" and has given a taste to it by releasing the first single. Featuring , the song is titled "How We Survive" which is appropriate to what recently happened to him since he survived a jet ski accident in May 2011.

Sean Kingston Sued for Damaging Miami Mansion

May 26, 2012 17:45:05 GMT

and his mom have been accused as bad tenants. The landlord of his Miami mansion sued the reggaeton of causing major damages to the property and owing more than $50,000 in rent.

Sean Kingston Owes IRS $131,000 in Taxes

February 05, 2012 17:57:08 GMT

failed to pay his taxes on the due date. America's Internal Revenue Service have requested for payment from the singer but since he did not meet the demand, the feds obtained a lien on his property. Kingston could lose it to the government if doesn't pay up any sooner.

Studio Version of Sean Kingston's 'Born to Be Wild' Ft. Nicki Minaj Surfaces

December 26, 2011 08:23:11 GMT

After being leaked on the web in its low-quality version a while ago, and 's new song "Born to be Wild" finally came out in its full, untagged version. The catchy track samples "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" popularized by doo-wop group The Tokens in 1961, and is expected to appear in Sean's upcoming studio album.

Sean Kingston: I Had Two Open Heart Surgeries Post Jet Ski Accident

August 03, 2011 09:02:13 GMT

Months after he crashed his jet ski to a bridge in Florida, opened up about how serious his injuries were. In his first televised interview after the May accident, the singer who collaborates with in single "Eenie Meenie" unraveled that he underwent two open heart surgeries.

Sean Kingston Starts Recording New Song for December Release

August 03, 2011 06:18:00 GMT

Now that he's healthy and in a good shape, is ready to get back to the studio and craft a new tune. In a recent interview with MTV, the reggae fusion singer said he has gone to Los Angeles to record a new material and hopes to release it by the end of this year.

Video: Sean Kingston Back on Stage Singing With Nicki Minaj

July 25, 2011 04:22:31 GMT

took to one of ' "" concerts to make his first live performance since being involved in a life-threatening jet-ski accident last May. He performed with in "Letting Go (Dutty Love)".

First Look: Sean Kingston Shoots First Video After Jet-Ski Accident

July 11, 2011 04:00:06 GMT

Roughly a month after recovering from a life-threatening jet-ski accident, is back to work. During Memorial Day weekend, he filmed a music video with , and for Iyaz's single "Pretty Girls" in Miami.

Rep Confirms Sean Kingston Is Out of Hospital

June 23, 2011 06:15:46 GMT

is finally out of the hospital. Joseph Carozza, a publicist for the collaborator on "Eenie Meenie", confirmed the good news on Wednesday, June 22, adding that the reggae fusion singer is now recovering at home.

Slender Sean Kingston Tweets First Post-Hospitalization Picture

June 21, 2011 02:13:31 GMT

is getting better after a recent life-threatening jet-ski accident. To assure fans that he's indeed doing ok and now on the road to recovery, the reggae fusion singer took to Twitter to give update on his condition by posting a first picture post the jet-ski crash.

Sean Kingston Able to Walk After Jet Skiing Crash, Thanks Fans for Support

June 07, 2011 01:36:50 GMT

It seems that is getting better and better under the care of doctors at Memorial Hospital in Miami following a nasty jet skiing accident in late May. The reggae-fusion singer has been able to walk again, his representative Joseph Carozza confirmed.

Sean Kingston's Passenger Recalls Minutes Before Crash

May 31, 2011 18:34:25 GMT

The girl who was behind when the jet ski crashed against a Miami beach bridge on the weekend has recounted minutes into the disaster. Cassandra Sanchez, Sean's longtime friend, told TMZ that the rapper was thinking of turning the jet ski around at last minute but was driving "really fast" that he lost control of the vehicle.

Stabilized After Jet Ski Crash, Sean Kingston Moved to ICU

May 31, 2011 01:34:16 GMT

Hip-Hop star has been stabilized. The "Beautiful Girls" hitmaker was, on Sunday, May 29, rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital following a jet ski accident that reportedly left him in critical condition, but he has since been moved from the trauma center into the intensive care unit.

Video Premiere: Nick Cannon's 'Famous' Ft. Akon

May 30, 2011 07:44:15 GMT

's "Famous" music video has just arrived in full. It sees the husband of channeling , , ' star , "Bed Intruder" YouTube sensation Antoine Dodson, Ted "Golden Voice" Williams, and screaming pastor Kerney Thomas.

'Mr. Popper's Penguins' Character Spot Hits Web

May 30, 2011 06:58:34 GMT

20th Century Fox is introducing the penguins in "" through a newly-released promo. The video, entitled "That's How the Penguins Roll", is an extended version to a previous preview which tells the names of the six penguins and shows their different personalities. At the end of the preview, the flightless birds are seen gatecrashing a party.

Lil Wayne Hides His Face in Official 'How to Love' Cover Art

May 30, 2011 06:50:39 GMT

has, literally, turned his back in a newly-revealed cover art of his next single "How to Love". The artwork seems to emphasize that despite his usual fiery verses, the rap mogul does have soft side and it's hidden beneath the hard facade.

Rihanna and Justin Bieber Send Prayers for Injured Sean Kingston

May 30, 2011 06:50:01 GMT

As soon as news broke that was severely injured in a jet ski crash in Miami Beach, Florida, some of his celebrity friends took to Twitter to share their thoughts. , and were among the first to send prayers for the Reggae-fusion singer's speedy recovery.

Sean Kingston in Critical Condition After Jet Ski Accident

May 30, 2011 04:48:48 GMT

has been rushed to a hospital after a jet ski accident in Miami Beach, Florida on Sunday evening, May 29. The "Beautiful Girls" hitmaker was riding on a jet ski with a female passenger when they crashed into a bridge connecting Palm Island to the MacArthur Causeway at around 6 P.M. local time. According to TMZ, he is currently in critical condition.

Sean Kingston's 'Roll Up Freestyle' Music Video Debuted

May 09, 2011 04:45:45 GMT

has gone to Middle East in a viral video for the "freestyle" version of 's single "Roll Up". The Reggae fusion artist is seen taking a stroll around Dubai while throwing his verses in a Jamaican accent.

Sean Kingston's 'The One' Video Ft. Tory Lanez

March 15, 2011 08:07:42 GMT

has just premiered a music video for a song called "The One" which features Tory Lanez. The Reggae fusion artist gets surrounded by a number of bikini-clad ladies, cooing "I'd be , you could be Beyonce."

Sean Kingston's New Song 'Won't Stop' Ft. Justin Bieber

February 04, 2011 07:02:01 GMT

and follow up their "Eenie Meenie" duet with another collaboration. The two hook up once again in a song called "Won't Stop" which has the Canadian artist not only singing but also spitting his verses.

Sean Kingston Honored With Animal Rights Award

January 05, 2011 09:12:14 GMT

has been rewarded for his animal rights work - the singer has been named the Most Animal-Friendly Hip-Hop Artist of 2010. The "Beautiful Girls" hitmaker showed his softer side by supporting People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in its anti-chaining dog awareness drive, which discouraged owners from leaving their pets tethered up outside.

Video Premiere: Sean Kingston's 'Party All Night (Sleep All Day)'

December 24, 2010 02:35:50 GMT

has debuted a club-themed music video for his new single titled "Party All Night (Sleep All Day)". The reggae singer is breaking all the rules, hitting the club soon after the sun sets and going to bed when the morning arrives.

Pics: Justin Bieber Rocks With Miley Cyrus and More at Madison Square Garden

September 01, 2010 09:47:46 GMT

pumped up the crowd attending his sold-out concert at Madison Square Garden in New York with his A-list guests. He was joined by when singing one of "" songs "Overboard". Wearing matching black outfit, the two led people screaming loudly whenever they made any physical contact.

Sean Kingston's 'Letting Go (Dutty Love)' Video Ft. Nicki Minaj Debuted

August 04, 2010 04:48:09 GMT

After being teased in a snippet, "Letting Go (Dutty Love)" music video is finally unleashed in full. In this clip which was filmed in Jamaica, and team up, urging people not to be "scared to be free to let go."

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