Sean Paul , born Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques on January 8, 1973 , is a Jamaican singer, record producer, musician, and dancehall artist . He was born in Kingston, Jamaica , and holds Jamaican citizenship .
Paul is known for popularizing dancehall music and has also ventured into reggae, hip hop, and pop music genres . He is involved in both the music and music industry .
He attended the University of Technology, Jamaica, and Wolmer's Schools . Sean Paul is also known by the pseudonym, Sean a Paul .
Throughout his career, Sean Paul has received multiple awards, including the American Music Awards, Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album, and Music of Black Origin Awards .