Shaggy feels he is underrated

Singer and rapper Shaggy stated that he does thing that his performances gets overlooked. Recently he did a concert at the O2 Arena in London. There, when he was signing autographs, one woman told him that she was a Jamaican and she was listening to Shaggy’s tracks for several years. She thinks that Shaggy is great when he sings live, but otherwise he is one of the rubbish pop acts. With all the recognition as pop star, the rapper is used to being underrated. With popularity and mainstream success, the allegations are that his tracks lack substance.

Shaggy told that he has very much authenticity in him and it just gets overshadowed, but he could get the stats out. He has the capability go to any genre.

Shaggy was born in the year 1968 in Kingston as Orville Richard Burrell. When he was 18 years old, he went to a Brooklyn neighborhood. He had a short stint in Marine Corps. He released his very first album called Pure Pleasure in the year 1993. His first hit was Oh Carolina, which gave him an overnight popularity. He did not want to rest on his success. His record label wanted him to release another follow up, but he did not because he did not want to repeat himself. He argued with his label for that.

Shaggy’s album Boombastic released in the year 1995, won a Grammy for the best reggae album of the year. The singer told that it had totally different direction and feel.


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