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Shaggy Veteran Reggae and Dancehall music singer

Dancehall Reggae artiste Shaggy, The artiste who's real name is Orville Richard Burrell was born on October 22, 1968 in Kingston, Jamaica.

This dancehall reggae and reggae fusion singer moved to Flatbush Brooklyn when he was 18 years old. In 1988 he took singing lesson in Brooklyn. It was discovered that he could really sing while he was singing with friends in the streets. His break in the music business came while he was serving with the United States Marine Corps during the Persion Gulf War.

After returning from the Persion Gulf he recorded his first hit in 1993 "Oh Carolina". His first studio album "Pure Pleasure" was released in 1993.

In 1995 he released what most reggae music lovers considered to be his biggest hit single "Mr Boombastic". An album with the same titled was released that same year.

He continue to record and released top tracks such as "Sexy Lady and Angel". Mr Boombastic album which was released in 1995 gave him his first Grammy Award. It cop the award for Best Reggae Album at the 1996 Grammy Awards.

He has now (2011) released nine (9) studio album the latest being "Shaggy and Friends" which was released in 2011.

The album was name after his charity concert from which the proceeds are donated to the Bustamante Hospital for Children.

For his contribution to dancehall/reggae music and his country, Jamaica, On October 15, 2007 he was awarded the Jamaican Order of Distinction in the rank of commander (CD).

He has since formed his owned record label called Big Yard Records.

"It wasn't Me" is his biggest hit to-date, this has led to his 2001 album titled "Hot Shot" being a Diamond selling album.

Oh! I almost forgot. How did he get the nickname? It's from the look of his hair.

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