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Sean Paul reaches 50 years and reveals one of his most difficult moments

At the beginning of 2015, he was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Reggae Album category.

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Jamaican-born rapper Sean Paul, He is arriving today, January 9, at 50 years of age.

Apart from being a well-known rapper, he is also a singer and has delved into the world of music production.

His parents were two talented Jamaican athletes, while his paternal grandfather was a Sephardic Jew whose family left for Portugal.

Sean Paul was part of the national water polo team. He gave up the sport to launch his music career.

He studied at Wolmers Boys High School, Belair School, and the College of Arts, Science and Technology.

There he was educated to pursue a profession in hospitality management.

Sean Paul’s manager and producer Jeremy Harding first heard of the singer when his brother asked him to come see, at an open mic event in Kingston.

During 2013, Paul worked on his sixth studio album Full Frequencywhich was finally released on February 18, 2014. The first single from the album, “Other Side of Love” was released on iTunes on June 10, 2013.

As for his personal life, in 2012 he married Jodi Stetwart, a television presenter also born in Jamaica.

In August 2016, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child.

A year later, he announced the birth of Levi Blaze, the first child to emerge from this union. In 2019 his second son, Remi, was born.

Within the most eventful of his life, it was his childhood, he never hid that he had a difficult time. Many of her friends were victims of violent crimes.

Before, he has spoken candidly about what was the first blow in his life: he was 13 years old, when his father was arrested for manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years in prison.

“I lost my father and couldn’t understand when I would see him again because a 15-year sentence was longer than my life at the time,” Paul said.

His mother fought to keep him and his brother in a private school, but they ended up at Wolmer Public School downtown, where they learned about the darker side of life in Kingston.

“We ventured into the ghetto, we smoked a pipe: people looked at us and said we were privileged, even though we couldn’t always afford gas for the car and our house had a hole in the roof.”

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