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Sean Kingston

Kisean Anderson (born February 3, 1990), better known by his stage name Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American rapper, singer and songwriter. He pursued a music career and debuted in 2007 with the album Sean Kingston. Kingston was born on February 3, 1990, in Miami, Florida and moved to Kingston, Jamaica when he was six. He attended high school in Ocho Rios. His grandfather was the noted Jamaican reggae producer Lawrence Lindo, who worked under the stage name Jack Ruby. At age 11, Kingston spent 3 weeks in jail for breaking and entering, and Kingston lived in a car while his mother was incarcerated for identity theft. He began singing thereafter working under heavy influence of his father. Sean Kingston was discovered through MySpace by Tommy Rotem at Beluga Heights, and signed to the label in a partnership deal with Sony. Beluga is a label notable for its focus on discovering and developing artists. In an interview with HitQuarters label head and producer J.R. Rotem described this process with regards to Kingston: "Sean Kingston was a rapper when we found him and it was a development process to get him more melodic. At Beluga we essentially refine the talent so that it's more of a

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Sean Kingston -- Fights with Promoter Over Pay, Promoter Gets Jacked

Sean Kingston
Fights with Promoter Over Payday ... Promoter Gets Jacked

Sean Kingston allegedly orchestrated the beating of a Hollywood club promoter in a dispute over his appearance fee ... TMZ has learned. According to our sources, Kingston was contracted to… READ MORE >

CeeLo -- NYC Jeweler Outraged ... We Don't Sell Fake Garbage

CeeLo
NYC Jeweler Outraged ... We Don't Sell Fake Garbage

CeeLo was NOT scammed into buying a fake designer watch for $34,000 -- despite a "watch expert" calling it a hideous counterfeit -- so says the jewelry company that crafted the piece ... and now… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Sean Kingston -- They Repo'd My Other Car Too!

Sean Kingston
They Repo'd My Other Car Too!

Sean Kingston needs a second job ... because we found out not one but TWO of his cars have been repo'd in the last week.Our repo sources tell us ...  Sean's Mercedez Benz G-Wagen was hooked… READ MORE >

- 104 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Loses His Bentley to the Repo Man [VIDEO]

Sean Kingston
Loses Bentley to the Repo Man [VIDEO]

Sean Kingston's night out took an unexpected and humiliating turn when his Bentley got REPOSSESSED on Sunset Boulevard -- and TMZ has video of his crew squaring off with the repo man.According to… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Cops to Sean Kingston -- Eenie Meenie Miney Mo ... Pay Your Bar Tab, Or We Can't Let You Go

Cops to Sean Kingston
Eenie Meenie Miney Mo ... Pay Your Bar Tab, Or We Can't Let You Go

Sean Kingston might be used to getting freebies -- but TMZ has learned, he had to answer to cops in the Dominican Republic this weekend after allegedly skipping out on an $8K bar tab.The singer… READ MORE >

- 127 days ago
Zac Efron's House -- Haunted By The Ghosts Of Parties Past

Zac Efron's House
Haunted By Ghosts Of Parties Past

Zac Efron thought he bought a place where he could do some hardcore R&R -- but little did he know his new mansion is haunted ... by the hardcore ragers Sean Kingston once threw there.Spooky. READ MORE >

- 272 days ago
Zac Efron -- Oops! I Just Bought A Raging Party Palace

Zac Efron
Oops! I Just Bought A Raging Party Palace

For a guy coming off of rehab, Zac Efron couldn't have picked a worse home to buy ... because his new crib is well-known as one of the biggest Hollywood party pads in L.A. ...  and we have… READ MORE >

- 273 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Gang Rape Allegations Torpedo Concert

Sean Kingston
Gang Rape Allegations Torpedo Concert

Sean Kingston learned a hard Canadian lesson -- the whole "innocent until proven guilty thing" doesn't fly North of the border ... because a University pulled the plug on his appearance in the… READ MORE >

- 312 days ago
Sean Kingston -- I Settled Gang Rape Lawsuit

Sean Kingston
I Settled Gang Rape Lawsuit

Sean Kingston has settled up with the 22-year-old girl who accused the singer and his former bodyguards of gang rape back in 2010, sources close to Kingston tell TMZ.Sources tell us, Kingston… READ MORE >

- 313 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Sued for Alleged Gang Rape

Sean Kingston
Sued For Alleged Gang Rape

Sean Kingston and his bodyguard gang raped a drunk teenager in the singer's hotel room back in 2010, according to a new lawsuit -- but Sean says it's B.S.Carissa Capeloto -- now 22 -- claims she… READ MORE >

- 314 days ago

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