Shaggy

Shaggy

Reggae Dancehall Hip-hop Pop Rnb
Shaggy is the name of, at least, two artists.
1, Shaggy (born October 22, 1968, in Kingston, Jamaica as Orville Richard Burrell), is a Jamaican reggae artist who takes his nickname from Scooby-Doo's companion. He is especially notable for his distinctive sub-baritone voice. His family immigrated to the United States and they settled in the neighborhood of Flatbush, Brooklyn, located in New York City, New York, USA. More Info »

Top Albums

  • Hot Shot
    Hot Shot
  • The Boombastic Collection - Best of Shaggy
    The Boombastic Collection - Best of Shaggy
  • Mr. Lover Lover: The Best of Shaggy Part 1
    Mr. Lover Lover: The Best of Shaggy Part 1
  • Mr Lover Lover - The Best Of Shaggy... (Part 1)
    Mr Lover Lover - The Best Of Shaggy... (Part 1)
  • Best Of Shaggy The Boombastic Collection
    Best Of Shaggy The Boombastic Collection
  • Boombastic
    Boombastic
  • Hotshot
    Hotshot
  • Lucky Day
    Lucky Day
  • Summer in Kingston (Lava Edition)
    Summer in Kingston (Lava Edition)
  • Clothes Drop
    Clothes Drop
  • Intoxication
    Intoxication
  • Essential
    Essential
  • Summer in Kingston
    Summer in Kingston
  • It Wasn't Me
    It Wasn't Me
  • Pure Pleasure
    Pure Pleasure
  • Boombastic Hits
    Boombastic Hits
  • Angel
    Angel
  • Hey Sexy Lady
    Hey Sexy Lady
  • Shaggy & Friends
    Shaggy & Friends
  • Midnite Lover
    Midnite Lover
  • Hotshot Ultramix
    Hotshot Ultramix
  • The Essential
    The Essential
  • Feel The Rush
    Feel The Rush
  • Fly High
    Fly High
  • The Essential Shaggy
    The Essential Shaggy
  • Sugarcane
    Sugarcane
  • Hot Shot Ultramix
    Hot Shot Ultramix
  • Original Doberman
    Original Doberman
  • Jamaican Drummer Boy - Single
    Jamaican Drummer Boy - Single
  • The Boombastic Collection - Best of Shaggy (International Version)
    The Boombastic Collection - Best of Shaggy (International Version)
  • Girl's File
    Girl's File
  • Strength Of A Woman
    Strength Of A Woman
  • Wild 2nite
    Wild 2nite
  • Mr. Lover Lover The Best Of Shaggy...part 1 + Bonus
    Mr. Lover Lover The Best Of Shaggy...part 1 + Bonus
  • Church Heathen
    Church Heathen
  • Get My Party On
    Get My Party On
  • Feel the Rush (feat. Flix & Trix)
    Feel the Rush (feat. Flix & Trix)
  • Bonafide Girl
    Bonafide Girl
  • Church Heathen - Single
    Church Heathen - Single
  • Make Up feat. Wayne Wonder
    Make Up feat. Wayne Wonder
  • The Best
    The Best
  • Oh Carolina
    Oh Carolina
  • Essential Shaggy
    Essential Shaggy
  • The Best of Shaggy Vol.1: Mr. Lover Lover
    The Best of Shaggy Vol.1: Mr. Lover Lover
  • Ultimatum
    Ultimatum
  • Hope
    Hope
  • Boombastic (Remix Versions)
    Boombastic (Remix Versions)
  • Sexy Gyal Whind (single)
    Sexy Gyal Whind (single)

Shaggy. Artist Bio

Shaggy is the name of, at least, two artists.
1, Shaggy (born October 22, 1968, in Kingston, Jamaica as Orville Richard Burrell), is a Jamaican reggae artist who takes his nickname from Scooby-Doo's companion. He is especially notable for his distinctive sub-baritone voice.

His family immigrated to the United States and they settled in the neighborhood of Flatbush, Brooklyn, located in New York City, New York, USA.

In 1988, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served during Operation Desert Storm during the Persian Gulf War.

On his return from Iraq, 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.

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.

However, his 2002 release Lucky Day, and the 2005 album Clothes Drop failed to match Hot Shot's success.

Shaggy performed the theme for Showtime (film), a 2002 movie.

2, Shaggy, a swedish rock/blues rock band from the 1970's. Released one album, "Lessons for beginners"

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