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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 1660 days ago
Sean Kingston -- The $400k Maybach Hit-n-Run Mystery

Sean Kingston
The $400k Maybach Hit-n-Run Mystery

Sean Kingston got behind the wheel of his $400,000 Maybach this weekend ... and MIGHT have backed it into another super-expensive car ... and the whole thing was caught on tape. Kingston's ride… READ MORE >

- 1661 days ago
Sean Kingston: Jet Ski Accident Caused by Inattention, Inexperience

Sean Kingston
Jet Ski Accident Caused By Inattention, Inexperience

Sean Kingston's near-fatal jet ski accident could have been avoided if he had bothered to take a boating safety class, or at least read the manual ... according to a newly released police report… READ MORE >

- 1686 days ago
Sean Kingston -- Two Heart Surgeries for 'Shocking Pain'

Sean Kingston
Open Heart Surgery After Jet Ski Crash

Sean Kingston says doctors had to perform open heart surgery on him after his Memorial Day weekend jet ski crash -- calling the experience a "life or death situation."Kingston just sat down for an… READ MORE >

- 1736 days ago
Justin Bieber & Sean Kingston -- Call for Back-Up in Miami

JUSTIN BIEBER & SEAN KINGSTON
CALL FOR BACK-UP ON MIAMI BEACH

Justin Bieber and Sean Kingston were just cruising the Miami Beach strip looking like such BALLERS ... they had to flag down a cop to protect them from adoring fans.Law enforcement sources tell us… READ MORE >

- 1741 days ago
Sean Kingston -- First Performance Since Accident

Sean Kingston
First Performance Since Accident

Sean Kingston joined Nicki Minaj on stage at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL last night -- his first time performing since he was nearly killed in a jet ski accident back in May. Kingston… READ MORE >

- 1747 days ago
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 >

- 1751 days ago
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 >

- 1764 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 >

- 1768 days ago

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