Shaggy (October 22, 1968)
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His real name is Orville Richard Burrill. He grew up in Jamaica and moved to Brooklyn, New York to start his singing career when he was 18.
He served as a Marine in the Gulf War. He used his downtime to write songs.
The name Shaggy came from his messy hairstyle, which he has since cleaned up.
When his album Hotshot hit US #1 in 2001, it was the first Reggae album to do so since Shabba Ranks in 1991.
Virgin Records dropped him in 1997 after his third album, Midnite Lover, tanked. He was later signed by MCA.
He donates money to a children's hospital in Kingston, Jamaica.
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