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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 813 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 >

- 958 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 >

- 959 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 >

- 998 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 >

- 999 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 >

- 1000 days ago
Sean Kingston -- KIDDING!  I Wasn't Drunk

Sean Kingston
KIDDING! I WASN'T Drunk

Sean Kingston now says he WASN'T drunk when he got behind the wheel of his Lamborghini and roared down Sunset Blvd. Tuesday night, claiming he doesn't drink when he hits the clubs.Kingston just… READ MORE >

- 1002 days ago
Sean Kingston -- DANGER BEHIND THE WHEEL ... Drinking, Texting, Speeding

Sean Kingston
DANGER BEHIND THE WHEEL Drinking, Texting, Speeding

Sean Kingston could've killed somebody last night ... 'cause he got behind the wheel of his Lamborghini after BOOZING, pulled out his cell phone to text and then tore down the Sunset Strip at… READ MORE >

- 1002 days ago
Sean Kingston -- SAVES HIMSELF from Driving Drunk ... Blames TMZ

Sean Kingston
Saves Himself from Driving Drunk Blames TMZ

Sean Kingston was thiiiiis close to making a TERRIBLE decision last night -- getting behind the wheel of his car after a night of boozing -- but at the last second, he GOT OUT OF THE DRIVER'S SEAT… READ MORE >

- 1077 days ago

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