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Birth Name: Orville Richard Burrell
Born: 1968/10/22
Birth Place: Kingston, Jamaica
Years Active: 1990 - present
Genres: Dancehall, Reggae, Reggae Fusion, Rap

Orville Richard Burrell (born October 22, 1968 Kingston, Jamaica), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-American reggae singer, best known for his 1995 single “Boombastic.” In 1988, he joined the United States Marine Corps as a Field Artillery Cannon Crewman with 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." Upon his return from the Persian Gulf, he decided ... Continue Bio >>


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