Sean Paul is currently charting in Europe with the EDM/dancehall single “Ebony Eyes.”
The song is credited to German DJ/producer Rico Bernasconi and Tuklan featuring A-Klass and Sean Paul.
“Ebony Eyes” is currently number three on the Spotify chart in Germany. It is also in the top 10 in Italy, Sweden, Holland and Australia.
Bernasconi has a big reputation in Europe. He has remixed hits for Ace of Base, Ginuwine, Missy Elliott, Timbaland and Dr Alban.
He also released a dance remix of Beenie Man and Akon’s hit single, Girls.
Sean Paul played for the national water polo team from the age of 13 to 21, when he gave up the sport in order to launch his musical career.
Sean Paul made a quick cameo appearance in the 1998 film Belly on stage performing. He made a very successful collaboration with DMX & Mr. Vegas (Top Shotter) as a soundtrack of the film. In 2000, Sean Paul released his debut album, Stage One with VP Records.
In 2002, he began working extensively with a team of producers and choreographers from Toronto, namely Jae Blaze and Blaze Entertainment and announced the release of his second album, Dutty Rock.
Pushed by the success of the singles “Gimme the Light” and the Billboard Hot 100 topper, “Get Busy”, the album was a worldwide success, eventually selling over six million copies. The album Dutty Rock won the Reggae Album of the year at the “46th Annual Grammy Awards” in 2004.
His single Get Busy was also nominated for best Rap Song in that year. Simultaneously, Sean Paul was heard on Beyoncé’s U.S. #1 single “Baby Boy” and Blu Cantrell’s “Breathe”, a chart hit in Europe. Both helped to push his reputation further still in the United States.
He appeared on Punk’d, 106 & Park, Sean Paul Respect, Making the Video (“Get Busy”, “Gimme the Light”, and “Like Glue”) and his music videos have been broadcast on MTV and BET. Paul’s biggest hits included “Get Busy”, “Like Glue”, “Gimme the Light”, “Baby Boy”, and “I’m Still in Love with You”
Sean Paul’s third album The Trinity was released in on 27 September 2005. The album produced five big hits, “We Be Burnin'”, “Ever Blazin'”, “Give It Up to Me”, “Never Gonna Be the Same” and the U.S. chart-topping smash hit “Temperature”.
His fourth album “Imperial Blaze” was released on 18 August 2009, while his fifth “Tomahawk Technique” was released on 19 July 2011 by Atlantic Records. During 2013, Paul worked on his sixth studio album Full Frequency, which was eventually released on 18 February 2014.
Sean Paul appeared on the Apocalypse Soon EP by electronic group Major Lazer, on the track “Come On to Me” , which was released as the second single from the album, after “Aerosol Can”, a collaboration with Pharrell Williams.
In September 2014, Sean Paul confirmed that he had left Atlantic Records label & will be moving forward as independent artist.