What He’s Doing Today

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Many performers in the recording industry have careers that are full of peaks and valleys. The public’s taste in music can be notoriously fickle. Once someone has a hit song, or album, their fans may drift away.

Sean Kingston, a popular American-Jamaican singer and rapper, is a perfect example of this career rollercoaster. There have been many eyebrows raised by his relative absence from the collective radar screen for quite some time.

You may be familiar with his 2007 success with the song “Beautiful Girls.”He went where? Did his accident on a jet ski derail him professionally? Sean Kingston where are you today?

His Third and Second Albums were Commercial Flops

TomorrowThe 2009 results were disappointing. It peaked at just #37 in the U.S. Billboard 200 was a modest success, selling only 13,000 copies within its first week. Kingston’s next venture also had a sub-par reception.

Despite the fact that Soulja Boy and Flo Rida were featured on the cover, King of Kingz(2011) was also mediocre.

He Survived A Near Death Experience In 2011

The lackluster response to Kingston’s most recent albums was minor compared to the life-threatening disaster that befell him in 2011. Kingston was injured in a jetski accident while on vacation in Miami, Florida. He required emergency open-heart surgery to repair his aorta.

After the accident, he was subject to cruel death hoaxes. A video that was later deleted showed fake screenshots from BBC News broadcasting his demise.

In September 2021 TheThings Not notedSome still believe Kingston is dead. This is how they explained it: “The ‘Beautiful Girls’ singer was in dire condition, leaving many to assume he had passed. Well, the rumors carried on despite Sean being alive and well! Many attribute the hoax to simply being a Mandela effect, which has affected countless celebs in the business. Considering Sean stepped away from the limelight for so long, it was only understandable that the public actually believed he was dead.”

Reddit defined the Mandela effectAs “a group of people realizing they remember something differently than is generally known to be fact….” Once rumors about famous people get established in the public’s consciousness and the buzz gets going, they can be stubbornly persistent despite having no basis in reality.

He has not yet released his fourth studio album

According to a May 20,21 report HotNewHipHop, Kingston is working on an album called “The Album”. Delivery.  Since his debut with the album, he has released singles from it for many years. “Wait Up”In 2015, and ending with “Darkest Times”2021 He spoke animatedly HNHHHe spoke out about the positive impact having an online presence gave him and encouraged other artists to do the same to build a following.

“Be original, stay interesting, stay new. Come up with new ideas, new melodies, new vibes,” Kingston. “I feel like that’s the easiest route because it’s like, everybody’s on their phone nowadays, so basically, you gotta figure out how to come in with something new to capitalize your audience.”He called his transition to the industry from MySpace “MySpace Transition” “a blessing,” noting that he makes sure to remain connected to his fans and supporters online, albeit now it comes in the form of Instagram comments and DMs.”

Kingston explained why Kingston chose this time in his life to return to the spotlight. It was clear that he was feeling energized and both artistically as well as emotionally primed.

“I just feel like the time is now,”He stated. “I’ve been writing a lot of music behind the scenes. I’ve been writing a lot of hits for a lot of artists…Chris Brown, Lil Mosey. I’ve been writing hits for a lot of people, but I just felt like, now is the time for me to come back, for me to tell my story again, for me to get—I just feel like…with COVID and everything that’s going on, they need feel-good music.”

Despite his dazzling image, he’s had to face legal issues

Kingston has had some interesting encounters with the law. 2013 It was reported thatCarissa Capeloto, a woman who claimed she was rape victim to Kingston, filed a $5 million suit against Kingston. “forced into sex with Kingston, his bodyguard, and a band member in 2010 in Kingston’s hotel room, following the musician’s appearance at a Justin Bieber concert.”

2013 was the same year. TMZ reportedThat “Kingston settled [the lawsuit] NOT because he’s admitting guilt, but because his upcoming tour and new album release will prevent him from focusing his energies on a messy civil trial.”

However, the exact amount of settlement was not disclosed. TMZIt was also reported as being “only a fraction”This is what the victim was seeking as damages.

In 2020 TMZKingston was once again in legal trouble for not paying the bill for heavy-duty jewelry. He was charged with grand theft and was placed under arrest.

Even more negative headlines followed, this time in 2021. TMZ reportedKingston “allegedly punched and pulled a firearm on a music video director who had been staying in his home.” The supposed target of Kingston’s anger filed a police report, but no official charges have been filed.

Other Ventures

Kingston’s social consciousness surfaced in a few ways. Kingston released a PSA on DoSomething.org, encouraging teens to become active in their community.

A dog owner himself, PETA and Kingston have partneredAccording to ABS-CBN News, a September 2010 ad encouraged people to not chain their dogs outside.

Kingston also tried his hand at the world of sports. In June 2020, The Blast reportedThe rapper, Triple The Mogul and a hip-hop agent founded a professional boxing team for fellow rappers.

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