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Shaggy

Background information
Birth name Orville Richard Burrell
Born October 22, 1968 (age 38)
Origin Flag of Jamaica Kingston, Jamaica
Genre(s) World/Reggae
Years active 1993-present
Label(s) Geffen/MCA Records

Shaggy (born October 22, 1968, in Kingston, Jamaica as Orville Richard Burrell) is a Jamaican reggae deejay who takes his nickname from Scooby-Doo's companion (possibly from the similarity of their first names). Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Shaggy (born October 22, 1968, in Kingston, Jamaica as Orville Richard Burrell) is a Jamaican reggae deejay who takes his nickname from Scooby-Doos companion (possibly from the similarity of their first names). ... Scooby (left) and Shaggy (right), as seen in Whats New Scooby Doo? Norville Shaggy Rogers is a fictional character in the American animated television series Scooby-Doo, about the adventures of four crime-solving teenagers and Shaggys pet Great Dane, Scooby-Doo. ... Image File history File links Shaggy. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... The City of Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... World music is, most generally, all the music in the world. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Geffen Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group. ... The Music Corporation of America, commonly known as MCA, is a United States based corporation in the music business. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... The City of Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A Deejay (in a dancehall context) sings or toasts to an instrumental riddim (rhythm). ... // A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Bob, Rob, Robby, Robbie, Robi, Robin, Bobby, Rab, Rabbie, Bert, Bertie, Butch, Bobbers, Bobert, Beto, Bobadito, and Robban (in Sweden), are all nicknames for Robert). ... Scooby-doo is also British naval divers slang for civilian sport scuba diver. Scooby-Doo is an important character in animation up to this day Scooby-Doo is a long-running animated series produced for television by Hanna-Barbera Productions from 1969 to 1986, 1988 to 1991, and from 2002... Scooby (left) and Shaggy (right), as seen in Whats New Scooby Doo? Norville Rogers (known by the nickname Shaggy to his friends) is a fictional character in the American cartoon television series Scooby-Doo, about the adventures of four crime-solving teenagers and Shaggys pet Great Dane, Scooby...

Contents

Biography

Shaggy's family emigrated to the United States and settled in the neighborhood of Flatbush, Brooklyn, located in New York City, New York, U.S. In 1988, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served during Operation Desert Storm during the Persian Gulf War. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Immigration. ... Flatbush is a neighborhood of the Borough of Brooklyn, a part of New York City. ... Brooklyn (named for the Dutch city Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC, City That Never Sleeps, The Concrete Jungle, The City So Nice They Named It Twice Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1676 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area... NY redirects here. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces to global crises. ... Combatants U.S.-led coalition Iraq Commanders George H. W. Bush, Norman Schwarzkopf, Colin Powell Saddam Hussein, Ali Hassan Al-Majid, Hussein Kamel Strength 660,000 ~545,000 Casualties 345 dead, 1,000 wounded 25,000 - 100,000 dead, 100,000 - 300,000 wounded The 1991 Gulf War (also Persian... See also: 2003 invasion of Iraq and Gulf War (disambiguation) C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The Persian Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations led by the United States. ...


On his return from the Persian Gulf, he decided to pursue his music career and his first hit in 1993: "Oh Carolina", was a dancehall re-make of a ska hit by the Folkes Brothers. The same year, Shaggy had appeared on Kenny Dope's hip hop album The Unreleased Project. He worked together with record producers such as Sting Intl., Don One (who cut his first track), Lloyd 'Spiderman' Campbell and Robert Livingston. He had further big hits, including "Boombastic" in 1995, the theme tune of a popular Levi commercial. Map of the Persian Gulf. ... Allegory of Music on the Opéra Garnier Music is an art form that involves organised sounds and silence. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... Oh Carolina is a song made famous by Shaggy. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ragga. ... Ska is a Jamaica-originated music genre that combines elements of Caribbean mento and calypso with American jazz and rhythm and blues. ... The Folkes Brothers were a Jamaican mento group, composed of John, Mico, and Junior Folkes. ... Kenny Dope Gonzales is one half of the Masters At Work musical production team with Little Louie Vega. ... Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban African American youth in New York and has since spread around the world. ... An album is a collection of related audio tracks distributed to the public. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Boombastic is the title of a number-one pop single by singer Shaggy. ... This article discusses the Biblical patriarch. ... Commercialism redirects here. ...


He then had a major comeback in 2001, featuring worldwide number-one hit singles "It Wasn't Me" and "Angel," the latter of which was built around Merrilee Rush's 1968 hit "Angel of the Morning" (which was remade in 1981 by Juice Newton). The album Hot Shot, from which those cuts came, would hit number one on the Billboard 200. 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... It Wasnt Me is a 2000 hit song by reggae artist Shaggy featuring Ricardo Rikrok Ducent. ... Angel is a 2001 hit song by reggae artist Shaggy featuring Rayvon. ... Merrilee Rush is probably best known as the singer of Angel of the Morning, a top-10 charting song which earned her a Grammy nomination for Female Vocalist Of The Year. ... Angel of the Morning is a hit song from 1968 for the American singer Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts. ... In popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a previously recorded song. ... Juice Newton was born Judith Kaye Cohen 18 February 1952 in Lakehurst, New Jersey and grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. ... Several notable things have been called Hot Shot: Hot Shot, a Transformer Hot Shot, an album Hot Shot, transportation industry jargon referring to LTL or smaller sized equipment that can move freight from origin to destination more rapidly than tractor-trailers. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ...


However, his 2002 release Lucky Day, and the 2005 album Clothes Drop failed to match Hot Shot's success. See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 other events of 2002 list of years in music 2000s in music // 2002 was marked by significant trends in Rock Music. ... Lucky Day is the 6th studio album by dancehall/reggae artists Shaggy, which lead to #24 on Billboards Top Albums and later reached Gold. ... Clothes Drop is an album released by Shaggy in 2005. ...


Shaggy performed the theme for Showtime, a 2002 movie. The theme music of a radio or television program is a piece that is written specifically for that show and usually played during the title sequence and/or end credits. ... Showtime is a 2002 comedy/action film starring Robert De Niro, directed by Tom Dey. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ...


Trivia

  • In 2007 Shaggy along with Bajan entertainer Rupee and Trinidadian Faye-Ann Lyons recorded the official song of the 2007 Cricket World Cup-"The Game of Love and Unity"[1].
  • In January 2008, he will perform together with Natalia & En Vogue on the stage of the Sportpaleis in Antwerp. (Natalia meets En Vogue feat. Shaggy)

Jonathan Peter Culshaw (born June 2, 1968 in Ormskirk, Lancashire) is an English impressionist and comedian. ... Impersonator is someone who tries to seem like someone else. ... Tripod is an Australian musical comedy act specialising in improv, parody and satire. ... It has been suggested that History of the rupee be merged into this article or section. ... The 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup is currently taking place in the West Indies; it started on 13 March and will run to 28 April 2007. ... Natalia Druyts (born on December 3, 1980 in Westerlo, Belgium), best known by her stage name Natalia, was the first runner-up of the first season of Idool 2003, the Belgian version of Pop Idol. ... En Vogue is an American female R&B vocal quartet assembled by music producers Denzil Foster and Thomas McElroy, formerly of the disco group Club Nouveau. ...

Discography

Albums

  • 1993 Pure Pleasure
  • 1994 Original Doberman
  • 1995 Boombastic US #34, UK #37 (platinum)
  • 1997 Midnite Lover
  • 2000 Hot Shot US #1, UK #1 (6x platinum)
  • 2002 Hot Shot: Ultramix US #168
  • 2002 Mr. Lover Lover - The Best Of Shaggy...Part 1 UK #20
  • 2002 Lucky Day US #24 (gold)
  • 2003 The Essential Shaggy
  • 2003 Boombastic Hits
  • 2005 Clothes Drop US #144

Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Hot Shot is an album released by Shaggy in 2000. ... Lucky Day is the 6th studio album by dancehall/reggae artists Shaggy, which lead to #24 on Billboards Top Albums and later reached Gold. ... Boombastic Hits is an album released by Shaggy in 2003. ... Clothes Drop is an album released by Shaggy in 2005. ...

Singles

Year Title Chart Positions Album
US Hot 100 UK Singles AUS Singles
1993 "Oh Carolina" #59 #1 #5 Pure Pleasure
1993 "Soon Be Done" - #46 - Pure Pleasure
1995 "In The Summertime"
(featuring Rayvon)
- #5 #14 Boombastic
1995 "Boombastic" #2 #1 #1 Boombastic
1996 "Why You Treat Me So Bad"
(featuring Grand Puba)
- #11 - Boombastic
1996 "The Train Is Coming"
(featuring Wayne Wonder)
- #21 - Boombastic
1996 "That Girl"
(duet with Maxi Priest)
#20 #15 #7 Mr. Lover Lover - The Best Of Shaggy...Part 1
1997 "Piece Of My Heart"
(featuring Marsha)
#72 #7 - Midnite Lover
1998 "Luv Me, Luv Me"
(featuring Janet Jackson)
#76 - - Mr. Lover Lover - The Best Of Shaggy...Part 1
1998 "I Got You Babe"
(Merril Bainbridge featuring Shaggy)
- - #62 Welcome to Woop Woop - Original Soundtrack
2000 "Dance & Shout" - #19 - Hot Shot
2001 "It Wasn't Me"
(featuring Ricardo "Rikrok" Ducent)
#1 #1
#31 [Import]
#1 Hot Shot
2001 "Angel"
(featuring Rayvon)
#1 #1 #1 Hot Shot
2001 "Luv Me, Luv Me"
(featuring Samantha Cole)
- #5 #10 Hot Shot
2001 "Christmas In Jamaica"
(Toni Braxton featuring Shaggy)
- - - Snowflakes
2002 "Me Julie"
(duet with Ali G)
- #2 #13 -
2002 "Hey Sexy Lady"
(featuring Brian Gold & Tony Gold)
- #10 #4 Lucky Day
2002 "Gebt das Hanf frei!"
(Stefan Raab featuring Shaggy)
- - - -
2003 "Strength of a Woman" - - #31 Lucky Day
2003 "Get My Party On"
(featuring Chaka Kahn)
- - #41 Lucky Day
2004 "Your Eyes"
(with Ricardo "Rikrok" Ducent)
- #57 - -
2005 "Wild 2Nite"
(featuring Olivia)
- #61 - Clothes Drop
2006 "Ultimatum"
(featuring Na'sha)
- #76 - Clothes Drop
2007 "Church Heathen"
- - - TBA

The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ... See also: 1993 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1993 Record labels established in 1993 other events of 1993 list of years in music 1990s in music // January 8 - The U.S. Postal service issues an Elvis Presley stamp. ... Oh Carolina is a song made famous by Shaggy. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... See also: 1993 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1993 Record labels established in 1993 other events of 1993 list of years in music 1990s in music // January 8 - The U.S. Postal service issues an Elvis Presley stamp. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... See also: 1994 in music, other events of 1995, 1996 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // January 18 - Jerry Garcia wrecks his rented BMW into a guard rail near Mill Valley, California. ... Rayvon, real name Bruce Brewster, is a Barbadian tenor reggae singer known for his work with Shaggy. ... See also: 1994 in music, other events of 1995, 1996 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // January 18 - Jerry Garcia wrecks his rented BMW into a guard rail near Mill Valley, California. ... Boombastic is the title of a number-one pop single by singer Shaggy. ... See also: 1995 in music, other events of 1996, 1997 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // January 8 - Madonnas stalker, Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on five charges of assault, stalking, and threatening to kill the singer. ... Maxwell Dixon, better known as Grand Puba, is a rapper from New York. ... See also: 1995 in music, other events of 1996, 1997 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // January 8 - Madonnas stalker, Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on five charges of assault, stalking, and threatening to kill the singer. ... Wayne Wonder (born Von Wayne Charles, on 22 July 1966, in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae / R&B artist. ... See also: 1995 in music, other events of 1996, 1997 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // January 8 - Madonnas stalker, Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on five charges of assault, stalking, and threatening to kill the singer. ... Maxi Priest (born Max Alfred Elliott on June 10, 1960) is a reggae singer and songwriter from England. ... See also: 1996 in music, other events of 1997, 1998 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 9 - David Bowie performs his 50th Birthday Bash concert (the day after his birthday) at Madison Square Garden, with guests Frank Black, The Foo Fighters, Sonic... See also: 1998 in music (UK) other events of 1998 Musical groups established in 1998 Record labels established in 1998 list of years in music 1990s in music // February 15 - Sir Edward Elgars unfinished third symphony, completed by Anthony Payne is performed for the first time at the Royal... Luv Me, Luv Me is a 1998 single by Shaggy for the How Stella Got Her Groove Back film and later appeared on his Hot Shot album. ... Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1957) is a Grammy Award-winning, Golden Globe, and Academy Award-nominated American singer, dancer, and actress. ... See also: 1998 in music (UK) other events of 1998 Musical groups established in 1998 Record labels established in 1998 list of years in music 1990s in music // February 15 - Sir Edward Elgars unfinished third symphony, completed by Anthony Payne is performed for the first time at the Royal... I Got You Babe is a 1965 number-one hit single by American rock music duo Sonny and Cher. ... Merril Bainbridge (born June 2, 1968) is an Australian singer of pop music based in Melbourne. ... Welcome to Woop Woop is a 1997 Australian comedy film. ... See also: 2000 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2000 Record labels established in 2000 other events of 2000 list of years in music 2000s in music // John Tavener is knighted in the New Years Honours List. ... Hot Shot is an album released by Shaggy in 2000. ... See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 other events of 2001 list of years in music 2000s in music // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ... It Wasnt Me is a 2000 hit song by reggae artist Shaggy featuring Ricardo Rikrok Ducent. ... Ricardo Rikrok Ducent (a. ... Hot Shot is an album released by Shaggy in 2000. ... See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 other events of 2001 list of years in music 2000s in music // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ... Angel is a 2001 hit song by reggae artist Shaggy featuring Rayvon. ... Rayvon, real name Bruce Brewster, is a Barbadian tenor reggae singer known for his work with Shaggy. ... Hot Shot is an album released by Shaggy in 2000. ... See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 other events of 2001 list of years in music 2000s in music // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ... Luv Me, Luv Me is a 1998 single by Shaggy for the How Stella Got Her Groove Back film and later appeared on his Hot Shot album. ... Samantha Cole is a New York City based Dance-pop singer/songwriter who is also a popular performer at nightclubs. ... Hot Shot is an album released by Shaggy in 2000. ... See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 other events of 2001 list of years in music 2000s in music // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ... Christmas in Jamaica is the second and last single of Toni Braxtons Snowflakes released in 2001. ... Toni Michelle Braxton (born October 7, 1967 in Severn, Maryland) is a six-time Grammy Award-winning[1] American R&B singer and songwriter who was popular during the 90s. ... Snowflakes is the first Christmas album by Toni Braxton released in 2001. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 other events of 2002 list of years in music 2000s in music // 2002 was marked by significant trends in Rock Music. ... Ali G delivering the Class Day speech to the Harvard class of 2004. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 other events of 2002 list of years in music 2000s in music // 2002 was marked by significant trends in Rock Music. ... Hey Sexy Lady is Shaggys first single from his album Lucky Day. ... Lucky Day is the first live album (fourth total album) released by singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 other events of 2002 list of years in music 2000s in music // 2002 was marked by significant trends in Rock Music. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... See also: 2003 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels established in 2003 other events of 2003 list of years in music 2000s in music // January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands... Lucky Day is the first live album (fourth total album) released by singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards. ... See also: 2003 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels established in 2003 other events of 2003 list of years in music 2000s in music // January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands... Album cover of What Cha Gonna do for Me? Chaka Khan (born March 23, 1953) is the stage name of the American singer Yvette Marie Stevens. ... Lucky Day is the first live album (fourth total album) released by singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards. ... See also: 2004 in music (UK) other events of 2004 list of years in music 2000s in music // January 1 Vienna New Years Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Vienna, conducted by Riccardo Muti Kurt Nilsen wins World Idol January 3 - Britney Spears marries Jason Allen Alexander, a... Your Eyes is an album by Kult, originally released in September 1991 on Zig-Zac label. ... Ricardo Rikrok Ducent (a. ... See also: 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 other events of 2005 list of years in music 2000s in music January 1 - In most of Europe, copyright expired on a number of classic pop and rock and roll songs recorded in 1954... Wild 2Nite is a 2005 song by Shaggy featuring G-Unit lady Olivia. ... Olivias self titled debut Olivia Longott (born 1981 in Brooklyn, New York), professionally known as Olivia, is an R&B singer and rapper of mixed Jamaican, Native American, and Cuban ethnicity. ... Clothes Drop is an album released by Shaggy in 2005. ... See also: 2006 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2006 Record labels established in 2006 other events of 2006 list of years in music 2000s in music R&B Music Hits of 2006 January – James Nicholl, drummer of Pay*Ola became ill and was admitted to hospital. ... An ultimatum (Latin: ) is a demand whose fulfillment is requested in a specified period of time and which is backed up by a threat to be followed through in case of noncompliance. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Clothes Drop is an album released by Shaggy in 2005. ... // January George Shearing is knighted for services to music in the Queens New Year Honours List. ... Church Heathen is a 2007 song recoded by Jamaican, reggea artist Shaggy. ...

Family

Shaggy has two sisters and one step brother. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


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