Jay Sean

Apr
25
New Music: Jay Sean f/ Tyga, Busta Rhymes, & Cory Gunz – ‘YMCMB Heroes’

Jay Sean

Jay Sean reps for his label on the posse cut “YMCMB Heroes” featuring Tyga, Busta Rhymes, and Cory Gunz. The track, which serves as an urban remix of the British singer’s “Hit the Lights,” touts an industrial beat where he flexes his rhyming chops in between verses from his guest stars.

“Too many million sales that be up on my plaques/ On the walls of my crib as a matter of fact/ Yes it’s me, come all the way from overseas/ Took that spot from the Black Eyed Peas/ Number one Billboard entry,” he sing-raps. Listen to the anthem below.

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Mar
22
Video: Jay Sean f/ Lil Wayne – ‘Hit the Lights’

Jay Sean

Jay Sean flips the switch on the Bille Woodruff-directed video for “Hit the Lights,” a lead single from his fourth album Freeze Time, due July 5. Cash Money’s British import busts a move against a CGI cityscape as lights flash across the screen, slowing it down for a dance break and make-out session with a sexy video vixen. His YMCMB fam Lil Wayne, Birdman, and DJ Khaled make appearances. Light speed ahead.

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Mar
9
Jay Sean Shoots ‘Hit the Lights’ Video, Album Set for May

Jay Sean, Birdman, and DJ Khaled

Jay Sean was joined by his YMCMB family, including Birdman and DJ Khaled, on set of the video for “Hit the Lights” featuring Lil Wayne. Shot against green screen, the Bille Woodruff-directed clip is the newest single from the British singer’s fourth album Freeze Time, slated for a May 10 release.

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Jan
23
New Music: Jay Sean f/ Lil Wayne – ‘Hit the Lights’

Jay Sean and Lil Wayne

Jay Sean ignites the dance floor on “Hit the Lights,” the new single off his fourth album Freeze Time. The club-ready record features a party starting verse from his YMCMB boss Lil Wayne, who he collaborated with on 2009’s No. 1 hit “Down.” “If you like, your friend can join in/ Wildest flower in the garden/ Coolest ni**a in the party,” raps Tunechi Lee. Join the celebration below.

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Nov
30
Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Jay Sean, & More Commit Social Suicide

Alicia Keys

Tomorrow some of your favorite celebs will die for the cause. Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Serena Williams, Swizz Beatz, Kim Kardashian, Usher, Diddy, Janelle Monáe, and Jay Sean are among those pulling the plug on their social networking sites to help raise $1 million for Keys’ Keep a Child Alive foundation. In an attempt to help those afflicted with HIV/AIDS in Africa and India, the stars will appear in coffins, representing their digital death.

Prepare for the social suicide by checking out some of the Markus Klinko & Indrani-photographed ads below.

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Nov
23
Ciara, Akon, and Ja Rule Heat Up Australia’s Summerbeatz Festival

Ciara

It may be the dead of fall in the Northern Hemisphere, but in Australia summer is just getting started. Ciara, Akon, Jay Sean, Ja Rule, Flo Rida, and Travie McCoy jetted overseas to heat up the season at the Summerbeatz Music Festival in Perth. The international stars performed their hits to thousands of Aussies in the Land Down Under. Check out the scorching action below!

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Oct
27
New Music: Jay Sean f/ Birdman – ‘Like This, Like That’

Jay Sean and Birdman

After partying with Nicki Minaj like it’s “2012,” Jay Sean links up with another member of his CMYM family, Birdman, on “Like This, Like That” from his upcoming album Freeze Time, which has been delayed to February 22, 2011. With its sparse electronic beat, the moody club track puts the Londoner in romantic mode, with lyrics aimed at getting the girl.

“You’re gonna hear a side of me which America hasn’t heard yet,” Jay told Rap-Up TV of his fourth project. “It’s the more R&B, slow jam side of me, the stuff that I used to do on my older albums. It’s just a nice mix between pop-R&B.”

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