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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

LATEST STORIES
  
Justin Bieber: Sean Kingston's A Liar -- I Didn't Gift Him My Car!

Justin Bieber
Sean Kingston's A Liar, I Didn't Gift Him My Car!

Sean Kingston is LYING through his pearly white teeth ... 'cause Justin Bieber DID NOT "gift" him his customized Fisker Karma ... TMZ has learned. Kingston began the charade in front of Boa this… READ MORE >

Sean Kingston -- Justin Bieber GAVE ME His Chrome Fisker Karma

Sean Kingston
Justin Bieber GAVE ME His Chrome Fisker Karma

It pays to be Justin Bieber's BFF ... 'cause Sean Kingston tells TMZ the Biebs GAVE HIM his old chrome-plated Fisker Karma simply because he got bored with it. Kingston was leaving Boa Steakhouse… READ MORE >

- 1532 days ago
Ne-Yo Makes It RAIN On Drake's Naked Ex

Ne-Yo
Makes It RAIN On Drake's Naked Ex

Ne-Yo dropped an AVALANCHE of singles on Drake's ex-girlfriend's naked body Wednesday night ... a chick who happens to be a VERY famous stripper ... and TMZ has the pics.Sources tell us, Ne-Yo… READ MORE >

- 1578 days ago
Sean Kingston -- LET'S-A-GO!!! Get a Mario Kart Tattoo

Sean Kingston
LET'S-A-GO!!! Get a Mario Kart Tattoo

Mama mia! Sean Kingston loves Mario Kart so much ... the singer tattooed a giant freaking memorial to the video game on his arm ... and the pics are kind of awesome.King posted the photos on… READ MORE >

- 1613 days ago
Sean Kingston Sued By Landlord -- You Wrecked My Mansion!

Sean Kingston
Sued By Landlord -- You Wrecked My Mansion!

Sean Kingston is the tenant from hell -- at least according to a Miami landlord, who claims the singer rented her giant $25,000-a-month mansion last year, trashed the place, and skipped out on a… READ MORE >

- 1653 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Saves Maserati with Last Minute Payment

Sean Kingston
Saves Maserati with Last Minute Payment

Sean Kingston nearly had his Maserati repossessed for failing to make payments -- but after the leasing company filed a lawsuit, Kingston came through with the cash.According to court docs filed… READ MORE >

- 1689 days ago
Sean Kingston -- I'm NOT Afraid to Ride Jet Skis Again

Sean Kingston
I'm NOT Afraid To Ride Jet Skis Again

It's only been 9 months since Sean Kingston crashed and nearly died in a jet ski accident in Miami ... but the "Beautiful Girls" singer says he ABSOLUTELY will ride again. Kingston was out in L.A.… READ MORE >

- 1741 days ago
IRS to Sean Kingston -- You're Shorty on Your Taxes

IRS to Sean Kingston:
You're Shorty on Your Taxes

It was back in '09 ... making money from his rhymes ... but sadly Sean Kingston didn't pay taxes on time ... this according to the IRS. According to official documents obtained by TMZ,… READ MORE >

- 1765 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Peaced Out of Miami Over Jet Ski Nightmares

Sean Kingston
Peaced Out of Miami Over Jet Ski Nightmares

Sean Kingston was so traumatized by his horrific jet ski accident in Miami last year ... he couldn't sleep in the city without having nightmares -- so he moved his ass across the coast ... into a… READ MORE >

- 1778 days ago
Sean Kingston -- I Didn't Crash-n-Dash in My Maybach

Sean Kingston
I Didn't Crash-n-Dash In My Maybach

Sean Kingston is adamant, "I didn't do no hit and run" ... despite TMZ video that appeared to show the singer love-tapping his $400k Maybach into another expensive car and then leaving the scene… READ MORE >

- 1874 days ago

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