Jamaican-born pop sensation Sean Kingston and American rapper Nicki Minaj are expected to be shooting their video for Letting Go (Dutty Love) in Jamaica this weekend.
When THE WEEKEND STAR spoke to sources close to Kingston they confirmed that he would be arriving in the island today and Minaj will be arriving on Saturday for the top secret shoot.
Born in Jamaica but living in the United States, Sean Kingston is no stranger to the island having performed earlier this year at the New Kingston Golf Academy for the Coke Zero concert. The two recently collaborated on theLetting Go (Dutty Love) a dancehall-influenced song that has been getting good reception from fans.
Minaj is known for a number of high-profile collaborations including the Billboard chart-topping songs Bedrockwith Young Money and Lloyd, and My Chick Bad with Ludacris. She also remixed local singer Gyptian's Hold Yuh.
According to sources, the two will be shooting the video all day in Ocho Rios on Sunday where Kingston's mother hails from. The video will be shot by Canadian music video director Little X - who has directed videos for the likes of R Kelly, Usher, Kanye West, Korn as well as Sean Paul and Estelle's Come Over video.
In an interview on www.rap-up.com recently, Kingston who is known for songs such as Beautiful Girls and Fire Burnin, spoke about the video and working with Minaj. In the interview he said, "the video is gonna be crazy, its gonna be a party, a block vibe showing di real Jamaica."
The artiste also made mention of the recent social unrest in Kingston explaining that they would not be shooting in the capital city. He also paid his respect to rapper Drake and his Find Your Love video which was shot in Kingston earlier this year saying that he would be showing a different side of Jamaica from that portrayed by Drake.
Source : The Star