Rapper Sean Kingston to perform in Dundee

Rap legend Sean Kingston will make an appearance in the City of Discovery next month, it has been announced.

The Beautiful Girls singer will perform at the Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) on March 31.

The concert will be part of The Union’s Spring Break Week line-up, which will see different artists appearing during the first of the two-week break from study at the university.

Sean Kingston

DUSA said in a statement on its website: “The first act to be announced for Spring Break Week is Sean Kingston.

“He will be performing live in Mono on March 31.”

Following the announcement, dozens of people have expressed interest in the event, with .

Kingston, 28, was discovered on social media site Myspace by an agent at Beluga Heights and signed to the label in a partnership deal with Sony in 2007.

His best-known song, Beautiful Girls, was released in May that year, with the track hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Top 100 chart in the US in June.

The track was released as the lead single of his self-titled debut album, and samples the Ben E King hit, Stand By Me.

The album went on to sell more than seven million copies worldwide and reached No. 8 in the UK chart.

Kingston’s success earned him a win at the MOBO Awards for Best Reggae Act in 2007.

He followed that up with the album Tomorrow in 2009 and in 2013 released his last studio album to date, Back 2 Life.

Since then, he has recorded a number of singles, with his most recent single, Breather, released last year.

Collaborations on his albums have included appearances by Phil Collins, Busta Rhymes, Wyclef Jean and Wiz Khalifa. His appearance will be at the Mono club within the union.

Kingston was born in Miami, Florida, with his family moving to Kingston, Jamaica, when he was six.

The family later returned to the US when Kingston was in high school.

Born Kisean Anderson, he took his adopted hometown’s name as his stage moniker when he began performing.

The Union was voted the No. 1 student union in Scotland, as well as the best value student union in the UK, in a student experience survey in 2014.

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