For Sean, [the EPIC records joint venture] was almost like a prophecy beginning to be fulfilled. Not only is music his love, it is in his blood. Iconic Reggae artist Buju Banton is his uncle and Jack Ruby, who produced records for Bob Marley and Burning Spear in Jamaica, is his grandfather. Now Kingston says he’s looking forward to making music and living out his dream.
ALBUM IN STORES FALL ‘07**
NEW! AUDIO Official First Single “BEAUTIFUL GIRLS” produced by J.R. Rotem.
This is a very different sound from the “Colors” track I’ve previously sent, so I’d really like to know what you think. For your listings or simply FYI, this is a sample of Stand By Me by Ben E. King, and this is the official 1st single from the forthcoming album. Please let me know if you need the mp3. Thank you!
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ABOUT SEAN KINGSTON
After producing an endless array of hit records for the likes of musical heavyweights such as 50 Cent, The Game, Rihanna and Snoop Dogg, production savant J.R. Rotem has turned his attention to one of the most innovative young talents in music, Sean Kingston, the first signing on his Beluga Heights label.
Kingston, a 17 year old native of Jamaica who now lives in Miami brings his very unique triple threat of talent of rapping, reggae chatting and soulful harmonization with the 2007 release of his debut yet to be titled album.
“As an artist, my whole goal is to make powerful and classic music,” Sean divulges. “I want everyone to feel me and understand where I’m from and that’s what this album will do. The music is all about an authentic Sean Kingston vibe. JR is a talented dude and a dope producer and he saw that I had something different than any other artist out there. Together we’re a powerful force.
In addition to J.R., The Runners, Cool and Dre, DJ Felli Fell, and DJ Khaled will be supplying beats. In just a short time, Kingston has already done what few in his age bracket can accomplish - solidify a following in the streets and get people excited about music again.
He has two certified thunder knockers on his hands with “Colors 2007” and the Jamaican remix. The original version is a lyrical brouhaha with Kingston showing he can hang with the acclaimed guest MCs. Miami Mayor Rick Ross and the multi-platinum west coast superstar, The Game. The reggae remix of Colors is a Caribbean hailstorm featuring the legendary Vybez Cartel and the always profound Kardinal Offishall. Both records maintain the same theme of unity and self-reflection.
“That’s the whole campaign,” Kingston, whose parents are from Jamaica, elaborated. “The song is about representing every flag that you’re loyal to
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