Sean Paul

Jamaican singer, actor and record producer

Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973) is a Jamaican rapper, singer, and songwriter. Sean Paul appeared as himself in the 1998 movie Belly. In 2000 he released his first album, Stage One. In 2003 Sean Paul had his first number one single. He was featured on Beyoncé Knowles' 2003 number one single "Baby Boy". In 2003 he also rapped on Blue Cantrell's UK number one single "Breathe".[4] In 2006 Sean Paul rapped in Rihanna's single "Break It Off". He rapped on Pitbull's 2011 single "Shake Señora" with T-Pain. Sean Paul's sixth album Full Frequency will be released on February 18, 2014.[5] The first single off the album, "Other Side of Love", was released to iTunes on September 10, 2013. It reached number one in the UK R&B Chart.[6] Full Frequency includes songs with Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz, Juicy J, and Iggy Azalea.

Sean Paul

Sean Paul in 2012
Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques

(1973-01-09) 9 January 1973 (age 50)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active1994–present
Jodi Stewart (m. 2012)
Musical career


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Films & TV
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Belly Self Uncredited

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  3. "Sean Paul - Hot New Hip Hop". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 31 May 2023. Some artists cannot be classified by one specific genre, and Sean Paul is one of them. The Grammy Award-winning Jamaican has the vocals of a reggae artist, but combines his voice with different beats – hip-hop, R&B, and so on – to create music that has brought him worldwide success.
  4. "Breathe by Blu Cantrell and Sean Paul - Music Charts".
  5. "'Tomahawk Technique' to be followed by 'Full Frequency'". 16 September 2013.
  6. "Official Singles Chart Top 100 - Official Charts Company".
  7. JpopAsia. "MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2012 Winners". JpopAsia.
  8. "Jamaica Observer Limited". Jamaica Observer. Archived from the original on 2014-02-10. Retrieved 2014-01-01.

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