Life of Shaggy

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  • Orville Richard Burrell is born

    Orville Richard Burrell is born
    Orville was born in Kingston Jamaica
  • Vietnam War ends

    Vietnam War ends
    The Vietnam War that had been going on since 1959, ended.
  • Orville Moves

    Orville Moves
    Orville Richard Burrell and his family move to the flatbush area of New York at the age of 18.
  • Orville begins singing

    Orville begins singing
    Orville begins to take singing lessons in Brooklyn New York
  • Shaggy is discovered

    Shaggy is discovered
    While singing on the streets of Brooklyn with a group of friends he is discovered
  • Orville Joins Marines

    Orville Joins Marines
    In 1988 Orvile enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, serving durring the Persian Gulf War. Here he honed in on his singing voice and came up with the inspiration for his song "Boombastic"
  • Persian Gulf War Begins

    Persian Gulf War Begins
    The Persian Gulf War begins, which means Shaggy must go to war
  • Boombastic Release

    Boombastic Release
    In 1995, Shaggy released his first hit single, "Boombastic"
  • Shaggy wins Best Raggae album

    Shaggy wins Best Raggae album
    In 1996 Shaggys album "Boombastic" was nominated and won best Raggae album of the year.
  • Boombastic goes Platinum

    Boombastic goes Platinum
    Shaggys album Boombastic goes platinum
  • Shaggy releases "It wasn't me"

    Shaggy releases "It wasn't me"
    Shaggy released the hit song "It wasn't me" from his album "Hot Shot" as a single.
  • Shaggy releases Hot Shot album

    Shaggy releases Hot Shot album
    In 2000 released his album "Hot Shot" whcih contained the songs "Angel" and "It wasn't me"