Orville Richards Burrell CD OJ (born October 22 1968) who is known better for his stage name ‘Shaggy’. He is a Jamaican reggae musician, singer, DJ and actor who scored with hit songs such as ‘Bombastic’, ‘In the Summer Time’, ‘Oh Carolina’, and ‘Angel’. Shaggy is celebrating twenty years since his mega hit song ‘It Wasn’t Me’. He has been nominated for several Grammy Awards, winning twice for best Reggae Album with the hit single Bombastic in 1996.
He won the Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist in 2002. Shaggy decide to pursue his music career and his first hit was in 1993 ‘Oh Carolina’, it was dancehall remake of SKA hit by the Folks Brothers which appeared in films ‘Silver’ and 1999 Shaggy was dropped by Virgin who felt he was unlikely to release other songs as successful as 1995’S ‘Bombastic’. He signed with DreamWorks to release the album ‘Hot Shot’ his fifth studio album which was released August 8, 2000, which went on to be certified six times platinum in the United States. According to the (RIAA) Recording Industry Association of America, Hot Shot sold over nine million copies worldwide and was on the Billboard Year End Charts topping the second highest charting studio album for 2001. It was also the bestselling in Canada. Today fifty two year old Shaggy doesn’t feel or look a day older. The dancehall artiste isn’t concern with his ageing appearance, he however focuses on life expectancy and the fact that he has found his purpose.