Orville Richard Burrell (born October 22, 1968 Kingston, Jamaica), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-American reggae
singer & rapper. He is perhaps best known for his 1995 single "Boombastic" and 2000 single "It Wasn't Me". He has been noted as having a
baritone-range singing voice and is said to have taken his nickname from his "shaggy" hair. He is the second reggae artist and the only
dancehall artist to receive a Diamond Certification for his 2001 album Hot Shot denoting for worldwide sales of more than 10 million copies. 6
million of those copies were sold in the United States.