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Sean Paul

15:59:55 15.11.2009 posted by admin at 15:59:55 15.11.2009
Sean Paul was born in Kingston, Jamaica and his parents, Garth and Frances, were both talented athletes. Many members of his family are swimmers. His grandfather was on the first Jamaican men's national water polo team. His father also played water polo for the team in the 1960s, and competed in long-distance swimming, while Sean Paul's mother was a backstroke swimmer. Sean Paul played for the national water polo team from the age of 13 to 21.

However, he gave up the sport in order to launch his musical career and has since been nominated for
- 4 Grammy awards, winning one,
- 3 MOBO awards, winning two and
- 3 MTV Video Music awards

His album entitled "Imperial Blaze" was released in August 2009

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Listen to 'So fine' from 'Imperial Blaze' (3m 31s)

Speaking to Pete Lewis of 'Blues & Soul' magazine in August 2009, Sean Paul stated that 'Imperial Blaze' "actually signifies 'The King's Fire'. It's that thing inside of you that gives you the desire to do whatever you do, and be the best in the world at it."
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