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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 -- Sues Penthouse Nightclub ... You Were In on the Assault

Sean Kingston
Sues Penthouse Nightclub You Were In on the Assault

Sean Kingston is pointing the finger squarely at Penthouse Nightclub for allowing its security to beat his butt and jack his pricey chains ... so claims the singer in a new lawsuit. Kingston says… READ MORE >

Sean Kingston -- Dudes Jacked My $300k Chain!!

Sean Kingston
Dudes Jacked My $300k Chain!!

Sean Kingston's got an accessories problem ... someone straight up yanked a $300k chain off his neck ... so claims the singer. Two suspects approached Sean inside Penthouse Nightclub & Dayclub… READ MORE >

- 61 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Sued for Pulling the Ol' ... Pay Ya Tuesday for a Rolex Today!

Sean Kingston
Sued for Pulling the Ol' ... Pay Ya Tuesday for a Rolex Today!

Sean Kingston picked up a Rolex and a diamond bracelet with nothing more than a promise that he'd pay for them the next day -- but now the jeweler's suing to get the dough.  According to… READ MORE >

- 160 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Case Closed in Crazy Kidnapping Caper

Sean Kingston
Case Closed in Crazy Kidnapping Caper

Sean Kingston's claims he was kidnapped in a jewelry dispute have fallen on deaf ears, because the LAPD is chalking it up to a simple business disagreement. Law enforcement sources tell us,… READ MORE >

- 236 days ago
Sean Kingston -- I've Been Kidnapped Over Jewelry ... Cops Investigating

Sean Kingston
I've Been Kidnapped Over Jewelry Cops Investigating

Sean Kingston claims he was kidnapped by a jeweler in a dispute over a $225,000 watch ... and LAPD is now on the case. Here's what Sean says ... he bought the watch from a jeweler and made… READ MORE >

- 282 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Sued For Basketbrawl

Sean Kingston
Sued for Alleged Basketbrawl

Sean Kingston and his bodyguard are being sued by a guy who says he got sucker punched during a pickup basketball at a gym.  Allen Assil says he was hooping at an L.A. Equinox gym back in… READ MORE >

- 310 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Tip of the Day ... Don’t Pick On Autistic Kids

Sean Kingston
Tip of the Day ... Don’t Pick On Autistic Kids

6:00 PM PT -- Sean's doing his own mea culpa, saying ... "Just wanna apologize to Gavin and his family." He reiterated that he doesn't run his FB page, and added -- "It hurts.. Cause anyone and… READ MORE >

- 416 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Diamond Guy Cuts Him Down to Size in Court

Sean Kingston Jewelry Suit Judgment
Diamond Guy Cuts Him Down to Size In Court

Sean Kingston just bought some expensive jewelry ... against his will. Let's just say it's a court-ordered purchase. Sean skated off with $226k worth of jewelry from 2008-2013 but never paid… READ MORE >

- 537 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Sued for Not Paying His Jewelry Bill ... And Some of It Was Fake!

Sean Kingston
Sued Over Unpaid Jewelry Bill And Some of It Was Fake!

Sean Kingston is being sued by a NYC jeweler for not paying for several pieces of really, really nice jewelry -- and two pieces of cubic zirconia ... TMZ has learned.According to the lawsuit,… READ MORE >

- 731 days ago
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 >

- 815 days ago

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