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Jamaican born Hip Hop/reggae sensation Sean Kingston added to Reggae Carifest


Hip Hop/Reggae/Soul 'triple threat' Sean Kingston has just been added to the line up for Reggae Carifest 2007. On August 25th, at Randall's Island in New York City, the 17-year-old Miami-born, Jamaican-raised Billboard chart sensation will be joining his uncle legendary Roots Reggae/Dancehall icon Buju Banton, and a slew of Reggae/Dancehall's stellar talents from around the world as a headliner for North America's signature summer Reggae staging.

Kingston and Buju, will be joining Ninja Man, Bounty Killer, Mavado, Lucky Dube, Third World, Collie Buddz, Yellow Man, Pinchers, I-Sasha, Million Voice, Jah Bami, the New Kingston Band, and Murasaki on the 'Green' carpet, while champion Carifest's environmental awareness campaign.

The first artist signed to Hip Hop super producer J.R. Rotem's Beluga Heights label, in less than a year Kingston has had two pounding singles with "Colors 2007" featuring A-list Hip Hop MC The Game and Miami's resident Hip Hop Mayor Rick Ross, and the catchy Billboard-charting break-up anthem "Beautiful Girls." The "Colors 2007" Reggae remix features Dancehall rhyme machine Vybz Kartel and Canada's Kardinal Offishall.

Reggae Carifest 2007 will be held on August 25th at Randall's Island in New York City. Tickets are currently on sale for $47 (general admission) and $92 (VIP admission). Tickets are available on line at and at all Ticket Master locations. Tickets are also available at Temptations in Brooklyn, Original Records in Queens, Rocatone Restaurant in the Bronx, and Jammyland in Manhattan.