Sean Kingston connects with his labelmate from across the pond, Cher Lloyd, on his new single “Rum and Raybans.” The island-flavored party jam will appear on his upcoming album Back 2 Life. He recently shot a video for the song. Kingston’s Epic Records boss L.A. Reid gave it his stamp of approval, tweeting, “Rum & Raybans is my favorite song right now.”
Following his collaboration with Busta Rhymes, Sean Kingston teams with Dom Kennedy for the second release in his Feed the Streets Thursdays campaign. Kingston stacks his paper on the breezy jam “Money,” while the L.A. rapper flaunts his flashy flow. Cash in on their collabo and look out for Sean’s third album Back 2 Life.
Sean Kingston kicks off his Feed the Streets Thursdays campaign with “How We Survive.” The 22-year-old singer parties from Kingston to MIA on the club banger, which features a verse from Busta Rhymes, who spits in a Jamaican patois. Put your lighters up.
Nicki Minaj won over the West Coast when her “Pink Friday” tour made its way to the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles last night. The leader of the Barbz admitted to almost canceling after she woke up and discovered that her voice was gone, but thanks to all the love from her fans, she was miraculously able to get it back in time.
Following a set from opener 2 Chainz, her Minajesty held court with some surprise guests. Sean Kingston, who she praised as one of the most humble and kind artists, joined her for “Letting Go (Dutty Love).” Her Young Money labelmate Tyga also hit the stage for “Roger That,” “Faded,” and “BedRock,” for which she brought fans of all ages and races onstage. Before closing with “Super Bass,” Nicki shouted out her CAA agents, lawyer, Tichina Arnold, Cedric the Entertainer, and Jeremy Scott, who were all in the house.
Check out some HD footage from Nicki’s pink party.
Sean Kingston strikes back in the face of tragedy. After surviving a near-fatal jet ski accident and open heart surgery last year, the 22-year-old singer gets back to business in the dark, yet celebratory video for “Back 2 Life.” Kingston pops champagne and gets covered in confetti before making his triumphant return to the stage with T.I. as fireworks light up the sky.
The song, which samples Soul II Soul’s 1989 hit “Back to Life (However Do You Want Me),” will appear on Kingston’s upcoming album of the same name, which is set to feature appearances from Shakira, Nicki Minaj, Busta Rhymes, and Wiz Khalifa.
Sean Kingston comes back with a bang in the video for “Back 2 Life,” the street single off his album of the same name. In addition to Tip, Kingston’s third album will feature collaborations with Shakira, Nicki Minaj, Busta Rhymes, and Wiz Khalifa on the track “100,000 People.” Watch a sneak peek before the full video premieres tomorrow on VEVO.
Following his near-fatal jet ski accident last year, Sean Kingston celebrates life on his new single “Back 2 Life (Live It Up)” featuring T.I. He has already shot a video for the track, which samples Soul II Soul’s 1989 chart-topping hit “Back to Life (However Do You Want Me).”
Kingston has been in the studio working with longtime producer J.R. Rotem on his third album Back 2 Life, the follow-up to 2009’s Tomorrow.
“I’m going back to the whole reggae, island, pop thing, doing that type of feel,” he previously told MTV News. “I’m going back to my roots.”