Being born in Miami and raised in Jamaica, Sean Kingston makes music that is an intriguing blend of reggae, rap and R&B. The 18-year-old Kingston did credibly well last year with his eponymous debut album, but the big single off the album, "Beautiful Girls," was a monster. It moved over seven million ringtones.
With a new album pending, Sean has promised us a special treat this week, so--without further ado--we'll turn it over to him! See you again next week!
1 - "Hi, readers! Welcome to 'A video shoot with Sean!' Please let me take you through the video for my big hit song, 'Beautiful Girls.'"
2 - "Here are some of the hot girls they hired for my video. They were beautiful, but certainly not way too beautiful
. Bad casting."
3 - "The magic of video allowed us to go back to 1957, yet still remember everything that would happen later! Don't vote for Nixon!"
4 - "Here I am pointing out to my director that, contrary to the song's lyrics, I'm not actually
suicidal, and hence have no intention of hanging myself on the gallows he constructed over there. I mean, seriously!"
5 - "There's a lot of 'down time' on the set of any video shoot. This extra filled her day by constructing an army of straw men. You know, like Bush did with Sadaam."
6 - "I found it important to guard the coffee cake. For always-important continuity."
7 - "Still guarding that coffee cake."
8 - "I tried to keep an eye on everything
. Here, unfortunately, I wasn't wearing my contacts."
9 - "It's traditional to have a cast party, of course. Everybody who thinks Sean Kingston should rule the world, raise your hand."
10 - "Heh. Heh. Heh."
11 - "My co-star was surprised to discover that I was also a big star in 1957. Hey, the times don't make the man, baby."
12 - "Hope you enjoyed this little junket, readers! Remember: stand by me! I