Sean Kingston ordered by court to pay New York City jeweller $301,500 after being sued over nine pieces of jewelry
Sean Kingston has been by ordered by a court to pay a New York City jeweler $301,500 after being sued.
The 28-year-old rapper was sued by Aqua Master over nine pieces of jewelry, but never paid, according to an article on Wednesday by TMZ.
The jewelry included two diamond necklaces, gold chains, a ring and two watches.
Court order: Sean Kingston, shown in May 2016 in Las Vegas, has been ordered by a court to pay a New York City jeweller $301,500
Aqua Master sued the rapper in 2016 after he promised his business manager would wire the money for the jewelry.
The lawsuit claimed they received two checks from Kingston that bounced when they tried to cash them.
Aqua Master also alleged the Jamaican-American rapper was flaunting the jewelry on Instagram.
Kingston also was sued in Florida over jewelry and a judge in December 2016 ordered him to pay Haimov Jewelers $44,000 after taking a Rolex watch and diamond bracelet.
Social media: The Jamaican-American rapper, shown in July 2017 on social media, also was accused of flaunting the jewelry on Instagram
He also was ordered by a court in 2015 to pay a different New York jeweller over an unpaid bill.
Kingston scored his first hit in 2007 with the single Beautiful Girls that reached the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
He previously has collaborated with Canadian pop star Justin Bieber.
Jewelry bills: Kingston, shown in July 2017 on Instagram, previously was ordered to pay a different jeweller in New York City and one in Florida
Kingston announced in March 2014 that he was planning an upcoming fourth studio album, but it has yet to materialize.
He took to social media last week to announce a new single titled Kryptonite was coming soon.
The rapper was involved in a nearly fatal jet-skiing accident in May 2011 off Miami.
Coming soon: The rapper, shown in March 2016 in Las Vegas, posted on Twitter last week that a new single was coming soon
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