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Black Twitter Tries To CANCEL Jamaican Artist Sean Paul; For Being A 'White Man' {can U believe this}

Sean Paul is under the microscope by his overseas fans who falsely believe that the artist is ‘blackfishing’ and has used blackface his entire dancehall career.

For those that are unaware, the term ‘blackfishing’ has been popping up a lot lately as many pop stars are accused of the egregious act. The act is basically done by people who are non-black, primarily white Eurpeans, who make taken on characteristics of black people to make themselves more appealing to black audiences, thereby increasing their chances of success, whether it’s for career advancement, profit or even to become endeared by the black community.

Former Little Mix star Jesy Nelson was recently accused of darkening her skin intentionally to appear black. Kim Kardashian, her sisters, Rita Ora, and Iggy Azalea have all been accused of blackfishing.

Among the ways, blackfishing is described is using fake tans to be darker or using darker makeup to fake African heritage. Even hairstyles and surgery to get a bigger butt are all classified as blackfishing.

On Tuesday, a woman on Tik Tok claimed she was mad that Sean paulwas able to establish and profit from his career entirely due to him blackfishing.

“I woke up with a questions for Jamaicans. So I was listening to early 2000s songs and obviously Sean Paul came up and I was just wondering, are you guys mad? Because he is a white man like he self-describes as being white Jamaican and he literally made his career off of stealing Afro-Jamaican culture and using literal black face,” she says while laughing.

“I just want to know are you guys mad? Cause I am as a Haitian, like he made so much money in black face for years and it went unquestioned.”

Sean Paul, who is active on social media, has not responded to the question from the woman, but thousands of Jamaicans have jumped to the defense of the “Gimme the light” artist who is among the few dancehall artists who have continually enjoyed Billboard success.

One fan pointed out that Jamaica is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural society but the main identity marker for the island’s population is “Jamaican.”

“Firstly Sean Paul is not white. Secondly we have white and other races that are Jamaican. Our motto is ‘Out of Many, One People’. Please do your research before you post these things. FYI, we love SP,” one fan said.

“He was literally born and raised HERE IN JAMAICA. Americans feel like Jamaicans are only black people with black skin in order to call yourself Jamaican when Jamaica is multiracial country. Even a Chinese person THAT WAS BORN in JA is Jamaican.”

Meanwhile, others criticized the woman who appeared to be American with Haitian heritage.

“Sis is light skin black woman asking us if we mad about a light skin black man? Make it make sense.”


Sean Paul, Spice & Shaggy

Meanwhile, another person pointed out that the question from the woman could be a valid one, especially since Sean Paul is the face of reggae and dancehall in America as he is one of the few artists who have made it to the mainstream. Aside from Shaggy, Sean Paul, Vybz Kartel, and of late Shenseea and Popcaan, Jamaican artists remain relatively unknown to mainstream music lovers, which could be the reason for making that statement, although invalid as it is.

What race is Sean Paul?

However, Sean Paul’s heritage is mixed race. A biography of the artist claims that his father is of Portuguese Jewish descent, and his paternal side of the family (his father) immigrated to Jamaica during the 17th century from Portugal. His paternal grandmother is African, while his mother is English and Chinese Jamaican.

The artist was born in Kingston there has been a bizarre conspiracy theory that Sean Paul was actually not born in Jamaica. We can now put that conspiracy to bed hopefully for good.

Is Sean Paul Jamaican?

In a thread online, one person asked how Jamaicans felt about Sean Paul pretending to be Jamaican.

“What do you think of Sean Paul having a Jamaican accent and pretending like he’s from there even though he’s really from Iowa?” one person posted in a Quora forum which saw 678.1K views!

Of course, none of that could be further from the truth since Sean Paul’s parents are quite well-known on the island while growing up and being a regular schoolboy playing water polo sports for Jamaica.

From the time Sean Paul became popular with his song “Baby Girl” to his “Deport Them” featuring as a soundtrack in 2 Fast 2 Furious in 2003, to his latest hits, Sean Paul has been the same person Jamaican on stage representing Jamaica everywhere he goes.

He’s previously spoken about his favorite collab and artist being Rihanna for the love and respect she has shown to his home as Jamaica is still considered a mecca of black empowerment and a powerhouse when it comes to athletics and academic achievements.

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SPL5016468_018Sean Paul is one of the most famous and successful Jamaican Dancehall artists in history. We learned that many social justice warriors on Black Twitter want to cancel him, because they say he's a White man - who misappropriated Black culture.

Here's the woman who first started the #CancelSeanPaul movement. Listen to her arguments against the artist.

Research on Sean Paul's racial history, shows he is definitely multiracial.

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Sean's grandmother (on father's side) was a Black woman and his father was Black & Portugese (his other paternal grandfather was Portuguese). Sean Paul's father was also raised in a Jewish household. Sean Paul was also raised in a Jewish home, and the Jamaican dancehall artists even had his bar mitzvah . It's not clear whether Sean Paul still practices Judaism as his faith.

Here's a pic of Sean Paul's dad.

Sean-Paul-family-father

Sean Pauls mother Francis has English, Chinese and Jamaican roots. But it's pretty clear that ethnically, she was a White woman.

So what do you think about her argument?

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Comment by mr1stroke on October 20, 2021 at 3:40am

I don't give a f*** about no Sean Paul, I am more concern about illegal immigrants flooding this country, while born American citizens are drowning into poverty, we are having supply crisis and violence on the rise, and any one who legally lives in America need to be concern. I have kids and family that needs to live in this country, so I cannot be concern about programs when I work hard every day to be a success, I can't be concern about programs, majority of those who supports Biden are either idiots or useless relying on governement hand outs, welfare recipients, he is going around trying to pass a dumb bill for $3.2 trillion but you dummies dont know what inflation means, those government programs are to drive people into poverty.

They clearly states unless you are living under the federal poverty income , you cannot be qualify for any of those programs, and any one who are smart and know the system would check and see the poverty income is $35k for family of 4, seriously I couldn't live alone with that kind of n***** penny, so you support those policies just wait for the result and don't cry, as you see all prices of goods on the rise, there will be a shortage of goods and that is coming sooner than you think, if you people read and research you would prepare your self for the worse instead of running around like a bunch of retards. Don't worry I capitalize of every crisis, last year I was selling toilet papers for the price of Gold, during Sandy i sold gasoline for $5 a gallon and people were happy, I have a pantry shed stack up with all types of food and water, I will be feeding yall for a fee, let me give you an example, a can of food will cost you 2 for $5, thats my price lets wait for it, I have no problem shooting any one  for a dollar, your life means nothing to me, cry to your government when you make poor political decisions for politicians who wants to rule your life so they can feel powerful.

Comment by Yasmin on October 19, 2021 at 11:45pm

People need to learn Nationality and Ethnicity 

Comment by cheryl on October 19, 2021 at 7:50pm
He’s Jamaican!
End of story.
Comment by Marky Mark on October 18, 2021 at 2:39pm

MY QUESTION AS A JAMAICAN IS, HOW DO YOU STEAL A CULTURE THAT YOU WERE BORN & RAISED IN YOUR ENTIRE LIFE????????? AND WHO ARE THE DUMMIES THAT ARE SEEKING ATTENTION BY PUTTING THIS ARTIST STATUS UP FOR QUESTIONING? SMFH

Comment by stephen myers on October 17, 2021 at 11:02pm

My doctors are Jewish, so what? you have Black people who bleach their skin to look white, you have Black women who wear white women,s hair, you have Black people who hate their own and would murder you in a heart beat, you have Black gangs who are worse than the KKK, you have Black dope dealers who genocide their own, you have civil wars in Africa like as in Liberia, Ethiopia, and right here in your backyard in the Caribbean, so what is the point? is he doing  heinous devil acts? music is universal that belongs to no one, seems like Black fools have nothing to occupy their empty heads with but petty none sense.

Comment by Yasmin on October 15, 2021 at 10:40am

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Comment by vaughn mitchell on October 15, 2021 at 10:29am
@ Yasmin, shut the f*** up, you don't know s*** about my cousin Shawn Paul, we share the same grandmother, and my grandmother is brown, just like me, her mother was straight African. Jamaicans, come in all colors, your a damn idiot he uses Sean Paul, but his last name is Spanish. His last name is Henriques.
Comment by S. Young on October 15, 2021 at 3:01am
A lot of people already knew this and didn’t care. When he first came out I thought he was Supercat. It’s been way over 20years since then. I like some of his music. This cancel culture is out of control. Everyday it’s someone new.
Comment by Yasmin on October 14, 2021 at 11:55pm

He has always been a white man just like Snow and Collie Buddz white people have always infiltrated black music just like they do everything else. I mean Sean has been around for a decade and made great music and I don't feel he has every been a fraud or trying to be something he's not and at this point people are trying to cancel him??? Why don't you cancel all them Africans and Hispanics stealing Y'all music and calling it Afro Beats and Reggaeton.

Comment by Clinton French on October 14, 2021 at 11:41pm

What does skin colour have to do with the perfection of the art form and as a Jamaican. The Bearded Jew by the name of Matisyahu sings Both Reggae and Mix with Hip Hop. D'Uh
Eminem is Pure white in a Predominantly Black Hip hop and Rap Culture.
Rapper Little Dickie ...White and the list goes on...
So much crap Do your thing Bro....Sean Paul reign supreme


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