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    Shaggy

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    Genre:Reggae
    Rank:151
    Rate:
    4.7/5 from 9 users
    Albums:11
    Songs:187

    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1
    80 4.5/5
    Don't You Need Somebody lyrics
    RedOne feat. Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Shaggy and Serayah McNeill
    2
    2,674 4.6/5
    Angel lyrics
    Shaggy feat. Rayvon
    3
    3,805 4.6/5
    It Wasn't Me lyrics
    4
    6,265 4.5/5
    Boombastic lyrics
    5
    7,514 4.5/5
    Smile lyrics
    Tamer Hosny feat. Shaggy
    6My Dream lyrics
    7Jenny lyrics
    8Geenie lyrics
    9
    5.0/5
    I Wanna lyrics
    Bob Sinclar feat. Sahara and Shaggy
    10
    1.0/5
    Dance And Shout lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1
    3,209
    Lucky Day [2002]
    2
    9,931 4.3/5
    Hotshot [2000]
    3
    5.0/5
    Intoxication [2007]
    4
    4.5/5
    Boombastic [1995]
    5Pure Pleasure [1993]
    6Boombastic Collection: The Best Of Shaggy [2008]
    7Midnite Lover [1997]
    8Clothes Drop [2005]
    9Best Of [2008]
    10Ultimatum [2006]

    Biography

    Orville Richard Burrell (born October 22, 1968), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-American Grammy Award-winning reggae singer and rapper. He is perhaps best known for his 1995 single "Boombastic" and 2000 single "It Wasn't Me". He has been noted as having a baritone-range singing voice, and he is easily identifiable by his signature slurred rapping and vocal style. He is said to have taken his nickname from his shaggy hair.

    Born in Kingston, Jamaica, at the age of 18 his family moved to the Flatbush area of Brooklyn, New York, from Jamaica. In 1987, he took singing courses in Brooklyn and was discovered a year later, while singing in the streets with friends. In 1988, he joined the United States Marine Corps as a Field Artillery Cannon Crewman with "S" Battery, 5th Battalion 10th Marines. While enlisted in the Marines he served during Operation Desert Storm during the Persian Gulf War. It was during this time that Shaggy perfected his signature singing voice, breaking the constant monotony of running and marching cadences with his flair for inflection. It is also where he got the inspiration for his song "Boombastic".


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