New York, NY — Singer, songwriter, and rapper Sean Kingston releases the video for his new single “Beat It,” featuring Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa, today via VEVO. The bass-heavy banger is already climbing the Top 40/Rhythmic radio charts, hitting top 20 after only two weeks at radio. The single is now available at all digital retailers.
The video, which features Kingston, Brown, and Khalifa cavorting in a Malibu mansion, was directed by Colin Tilley, who has lensed numerous clips for Brown, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, and many others. Kingston says of the video, “It’s just the modern day Rat Pack. I’m 23, we’re all grown, so you really see us in a different light. Helicopters, luxury cars, Ferraris, classic cars, it’s really on the boss tip…” The collaborations with Brown and Khalifa came about organically, Kingston says. Both artists wanted to jump on the track after Kingston played it for them.
The undeniable hit has caught the attention of Sean’s music industry friends like Soulja Boy, DJ Khaled, Teyana Taylor, Meek Mill, Floyd Mayweather, and Yo Gotti who have all been Tweeting about the track.
“Beat It” is the first single from Kingston’s upcoming album Back 2 Life, which Epic Records will release this summer. Like Kingston’s 2007 self-titled debut (featuring the double-platinum breakout hit “Beautiful Girls”) and 2009’s Tomorrow (featuring the smash singles “Fire Burning” and “Face Drop”), Back 2 Life boldly fuses reggae, hip-hop, R&B, and electro to create irresistible melody-minded pop. Kingston expanded his songwriting role and pushed for a fresh new sound, blending his newly strengthened vocals with fiercely inventive electronic effects and hard-hitting live instrumentation to offer up his most passionately inspired work to date.Kingston will hit the road in May and June for a series of radio shows to be announced.
In the wake of a shocking act of terror from within their own organization, the crew of The Enterprise is called back home...
April 30, 2013
The Power Player Lifestyle Magazine was created to provide online and digital mobile news weekly, featuring a variety of quality content around the diverse visionaries in the fields of entertainment, food, art, technology, health, international and international business.
PPLM places the spotlight on the educated, successful, savvy men and women who embody the essence of true power. Our mission is to promote the “Power Player” concept in a prosperous lifestyle community.
PPLM editorial staff invites you to pitch your story ideas to our editorial team email at
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.