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The Best of Shaggy

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Album Review

Like all the Shaggy compilations before it, Virgin's 2008 collection fails to deliver what would be the dream comp, one that puts early hits like "Boombastic" and "Oh Carolina" next to later ones like "It Wasn't Me" and "Church Heathen." Until the day the record labels the dancehall superstar has been with play nice, Best Of is a worthy recommendation. The previously mentioned early cuts are included alongside the Maxi Priest duet "That Girl" and the underappreciated "Why You Treat Me So Bad" single. Entertaining cover versions of "In the Summertime" and "Piece of My Heart" seal the deal, while well-chosen album cuts provide the B+ filler. Know that what you're really getting is The Best of the Virgin Years and this set doesn't disappoint.

Biography

Born: October 22, 1968 in Kingston, Jamaica

Genre: Reggae

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Emerging in the early '90s, Shaggy was the biggest crossover success in dancehall reggae. Not only did he become the genre's most commercially potent artist in the international market, he was also more than just a typical flash in the pan, managing to sustain a career over the course of several highly popular albums. Perhaps in part because he wasn't based in Jamaica, he never really needed to have it both ways: virtually ignoring the hardcore dancehall crowd, his music was unabashedly geared toward...
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  • $6.99
  • Genres: Electronic, Music, Reggae, Modern Dancehall, Dance
  • Released: Jul 22, 2008

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