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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 -- Probed by Cops Over Jet Ski Crash

Sean Kingston
Probed by Cops Over Jet Ski Crash

He's out of the hospital, but he ain't out of the woods -- Sean Kingston met with investigators last week to answer questions about his jet ski accident ... and the singer could still be cited.Law… READ MORE >

Sean Kingston -- First Photo After Leaving Hospital

Sean Kingston -- First Photo After Leaving Hospital

Sean Kingston showed off the remnants of his injuries from his near-fatal jet skiing accident.In the photo obtained by TMZ, Sean -- left arm and hand bandaged -- is seen with Soulja Boy at a 4th… READ MORE >

- 1148 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Plotting His Return to Music

Sean Kingston -- Plotting His Return to Music

Sean Kingston is planning to return to the recording studio VERY SOON -- telling friends he plans on getting back to work as soon as he completes his physical therapy program. TMZ spoke with some… READ MORE >

- 1153 days ago
Sean Kingston RELEASED From Hospital

Sean Kingston RELEASED From Hospital

Sean Kingston has finally been released from the hospital -- three weeks after a terrible jet ski accident in Miami that left him in critical condition. Kingston -- who reportedly suffered a… READ MORE >

- 1162 days ago
Sean Kingston: 'I'm Feeling A LOT Better!'

Sean Kingston: 'I'm Feeling A LOT Better!'

For the first time since he was critically injured in a jet ski crash, Sean Kingston has released a photo of himself on Twitter ... along with a message -- "Feeling alot better!"Kingston added,… READ MORE >

- 1165 days ago
Sean Kingston -- WALKING!

Sean Kingston -- WALKING!

HUGE steps in Sean Kingston's recovery this morning -- literally -- because TMZ has learned the injured singer was finally walking on his own this morning!!!!!A rep for Kingston tells us, "Sean is… READ MORE >

- 1179 days ago
Sean Kingston's Mom to Hero: Thank You, Thank You

Sean Kingston's Mom to Hero: Thank You, Thank You

The mother of Sean Kingston personally reached out to the man who saved her son last weekend -- and Sean himself says he'll to do the same, when he's well enough.Jonathan Rivera, the Coast Guard… READ MORE >

- 1179 days ago
Sean Kingston Crash -- Oh, The Hu-Manatee!

Sean Kingston Crash -- Oh, The Hu-Manatee!

Sean Kingston ain't in the clear yet after crashing a high-speed jet ski into a Miami bridge -- TMZ has learned the singer could still face legal repercussions ... for disturbing the local… READ MORE >

- 1180 days ago
Sean Kingston in Hospital -- Awake & Alert

Sean Kingston in Hospital -- Awake & Alert

Sean Kingston still has a breathing tube in his mouth so he can't talk -- but sources close to the singer tell TMZ, he's awake and alert in his hospital bed ... and he's getting better every… READ MORE >

- 1182 days ago
Kingston's Jet Ski Passenger -- NOT Pressing Charges

Kingston's Jet Ski Passenger -- NOT Pressing Charges

Sean Kingston's jet ski victim won't be pressing charges against the "Beautiful Girls" singer after they crashed into a Miami bridge this weekend -- telling TMZ, "I know he didn't mean to get… READ MORE >

- 1184 days ago

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