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Encyclopedia > Shaggy (artist)
Shaggy

Background information
Birth name Orville Richard Burrell
Born October 22, 1968 (1968-10-22) (age 38)
Origin 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, a nickname given to him by his friends, during his teenage years in which his hair bore a similarity to the Scooby Doo character. He is especially notable for his distinctive sub-baritone voice. Image File history File links Shaggy. ... is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The City of Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... World music is, most generally, all the music in the world. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Geffen Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operates as one third of UMGs Interscope-Geffen-A&M label group. ... MCA Records was an American-based record company owned by Music Corporation of America (MCA). ... is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The City of Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... A Deejay (in a dancehall context) sings or toasts to an instrumental riddim (rhythm). ... 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... Baritone (French: ; German: ; Italian: ) is most commonly the type of male voice that lies between bass and tenor. ...

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Early life

His family emigrated to the United States from Jamaica and they settled in the neighborhood of Flatbush, Brooklyn, located in New York City, New York, USA. Shaggy moved to Valley Stream, New York, and made one of his own recording studios in the town. A memorial statue in Hanko, Finland, commemorating the thousands of emigrants who left the country to start a new life in the United States Emigration is the act of nolan muir the phenomenon of leaving ones native country to settle abroad. ... Flatbush is a neighborhood of the Borough of Brooklyn, a part of New York City. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... “NY” redirects here. ... Valley Stream is a village in Nassau County, New York in the United States. ...


Military service

In 1988, he joined the United States Marine Corps and 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. Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States 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. ... 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. ...


Music career

Upon 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 appeared on Kenny Dope's hip hop album "The Unreleased Project". He worked together with 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. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Oh Carolina is a song made famous by Shaggy. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ragga. ... Ska (pron. ... 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. ... Boombastic is the title of a number-one pop single by singer Shaggy. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... This article discusses the Biblical patriarch. ...


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 two song samples - Merrilee Rush's 1968 hit "Angel of the Morning" (which was remade in 1981 by Juice Newton), and The Steve Miller Band's 1973 hit, The Joker. The album Hot Shot, from which those cuts came, would hit number one on the Billboard 200. Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... 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, originally recorded in 1968 by American singer Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, although the best-known version in the United States was recorded by country-rock singer Juice Newton in 1981. ... Juice Newton was born Judy Kay Cohen 18 February 1952 in Lakehurst, New Jersey and grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. ... Steve Miller is a blues and rock and roll guitarist and performer. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that Pompatus be merged into this article or section. ... 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 // 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 recorded the theme for Showtime, a 2002 movie. Showtime is a 2002 comedy/action film starring Eddie Murphy and Robert De Niro and directed by Tom Dey. ... “Moving picture” redirects here. ...


On 11 March 2007, Shaggy performed the official song of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, entitled "The Game of Love and Unity", with Barbadian entertainer Rupee and Trinidadian Faye-Ann Lyons at the opening ceremony at The Greenfield Stadium, Trelawny, Jamaica. The 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup was a mens cricket tournament that took place in the West Indies from 13 March to 28 April 2007, using the sports one-day international format. ... Motto Pride and Industry Anthem In Plenty and In Time of Need Capital (and largest city) Bridgetown Official languages English Demonym Bajan Government  -  Monarch Elizabeth II  -  Governor-General Clifford Husbands  -  Prime Minister Owen Arthur Independence from the United Kingdom   -  Date 30 November 1966  Area  -  Total 431 km² (199th) 167 sq... Rupert Clarke (born September 10, 1975), best known by his stage name Rupee, is a soca musician from Barbados. ... Look up Trinidad in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Location latitude 18°15N, longitude 77°46W Capital town Falmouth Major towns Clarks Town, Duncans, Wakefield, Wait-a-Bit, Albert Town County Cornwall Area 874 square km Rank Jamaicas fifth largest parish Population 74,000 in 2001 Commerce Agriculture, Manufactoring Trelawny (capital Falmouth) is a parish located...


Shaggy left Geffen and will be releasing his latest album under his own label Big Yard Records with distribution by VP Records.


Discography

Albums

Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Original Doberman is the second studio album by Shaggy. ... Boombastic is the title of a number-one pop single by singer Shaggy. ... Midnite Lover is the third studio album by Shaggy. ... 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. ... Clothes Drop is an album released by Shaggy in 2005. ... Intoxication is an album released by Shaggy in 2007. ...

Compilations, Remix, Unreleased & Rare

  • 1999: Ultimate Shaggy Collection
  • 2002: Hot Shot: Ultramix US #168
  • 2002: Mr. Lover Lover - The Best Of Shaggy...Part 1 UK #20
  • 2003: Boombastic Hits
  • 2004: The Essential Shaggy

True Dat Luv Me Luv Me The Reggae Virus That Girl In the Summertime Boombastic [Sting Remix] Oh Carolina Big Up Nice and Lovely Why You Treat Me So Bad Hot Gal Piece of My Heart Train Is Coming Something Different [Hip Hop Remix] Perfect Song Think Ah So It... Before achieving major success in 2001 with his album Hot Shot and its chart-topping singles It Wasnt Me and Angel, Shaggy had managed to rack up an impressive number of hit singles, most notably in the U.K. where Oh Carolina and Boombastic became number one hits and... Boombastic Hits is an album released by Shaggy in 2003. ... The Essential Shaggy. ...

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" #3 #1 #1 Boombastic
1996 "Why You Treat Me So Bad"
(featuring Grand Puba)
- #11 - Boombastic
1996 "The Train Is Coming"
(featuring Ken Boothe)
- #21 - Boombastic
1996 "That Girl"
(duet with Maxi Priest)
- #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)
#76 #5 #10 Hot Shot
2001 "Christmas In Jamica"
(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 (Shaggy album)
2002 "Gebt das Hanf frei!"
(Stefan Raab featuring Shaggy)
- - - -
2003 "Strength of a Woman" - - #31 Lucky Day (Shaggy album)
2003 "Get My Party On"
(featuring Chaka Kahn)
- - #41 Lucky Day (Shaggy album)
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 "What's Love"
(featuring Akon)
- - - Intoxication

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 // Date Unknown- Christian Rock label Tooth and Nail Records is formed. ... 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 // Date Unknown- Christian Rock label Tooth and Nail Records is formed. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... See also: 1995 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1995 Record labels established in 1995 // 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. ... Boombastic is the title of a number-one pop single by singer Shaggy. ... See also: 1995 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1995 Record labels established in 1995 // 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: 1996 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1996 Record labels established in 1996 // 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. ... Boombastic is the title of a number-one pop single by singer Shaggy. ... See also: 1996 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1996 Record labels established in 1996 // January 8 - Madonnas stalker, Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on five charges of assault, stalking, and threatening to kill the singer. ... Ken Boothe was born 22 March 1946, in Denham Town, Kingston, Jamaica. ... Boombastic is the title of a number-one pop single by singer Shaggy. ... See also: 1996 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1996 Record labels established in 1996 // 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, 10 June 1960, Lewisham, London) is a reggae singer and songwriter from England. ... Before achieving major success in 2001 with his album Hot Shot and its chart-topping singles It Wasnt Me and Angel, Shaggy had managed to rack up an impressive number of hit singles, most notably in the U.K. where Oh Carolina and Boombastic became number one hits and... 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... Midnite Lover is the third studio album by Shaggy. ... See also: 1998 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1998 Record labels established in 1998 // 1998 - The single Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls sets a new hot 100 airplay record, 18 weeks at number one. ... 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, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress, and pop icon. ... Before achieving major success in 2001 with his album Hot Shot and its chart-topping singles It Wasnt Me and Angel, Shaggy had managed to rack up an impressive number of hit singles, most notably in the U.K. where Oh Carolina and Boombastic became number one hits and... See also: 1998 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1998 Record labels established in 1998 // 1998 - The single Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls sets a new hot 100 airplay record, 18 weeks at number one. ... I Got You Babe is a 1965 number-one hit single by American rock music duo Sonny & 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 2000s in music. ... 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 // 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 // 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 // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ... 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 // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ... Toni Michelle Braxton (born October 7, 1967 in Severn, Maryland) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and actress who was popular during the 1990s. ... 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 // 2002 was marked by significant trends in rock music. ... Information Aliases Ali G Gender Male Age 30s Occupation Interviewer Family Nana (grandmother) Spouse(s) Julie (aka me Julie) (girlfriend) Portrayed by Sacha Baron Cohen Created by Sacha Baron Cohen Ali G (Alistair Leslie Graham)1 is a satirical fictional character invented and played by English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 // 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 6th studio album by dancehall/reggae artists Shaggy, which lead to #24 on Billboards Top Albums and later reached Gold. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 // 2002 was marked by significant trends in rock music. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... See also: 2003 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels established in 2003 // January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands recover nearly 500 original Beatles studio tapes, recorded during the Let It... Lucky Day is the 6th studio album by dancehall/reggae artists Shaggy, which lead to #24 on Billboards Top Albums and later reached Gold. ... See also: 2003 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels established in 2003 // January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands recover nearly 500 original Beatles studio tapes, recorded during the Let It... 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 6th studio album by dancehall/reggae artists Shaggy, which lead to #24 on Billboards Top Albums and later reached Gold. ... See also: 2004 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2004 Record labels established in 2004 2000s in music. ... Ricardo Rikrok Ducent (a. ... See also: 2005 in heavy metal music 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 Albums released in 2005 January 1 - In most of Europe, copyright expired on a number of classic pop and rock-and-roll songs recorded in 1954 and earlier, including... 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 Ti // January – James Nicholl, drummer of Pay*Ola became ill and was admitted to hospital. ... Clothes Drop is an album released by Shaggy in 2005. ... See also: 2007 in British music 2007 in hip hop Musical groups established in 2007 Record labels established in 2007 // January George Shearing is knighted for services to music in the Queens New Year Honours List. ... Kishan Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Badara Akon Thiam,[1][2] often going by the shorter Aliaune Thiam[3] (born October 14, 1981),[4] and better known by his stage name Akon, is an American R&B singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, and record executive. ... Intoxication is an album released by Shaggy in 2007. ...

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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