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Rayvon

 

Rayvon

Rayvon
Background information
Birth name Bruce Alexander Michael Brewster[1]
Born c.1968
Barbados[1]
Genres Reggae, dancehall[1]
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter[1]
Years active 1991–present
Labels Virgin, EMI[1] GTC Entertainment
Associated acts Shaggy, Rikrok, Clarence Jey

Bruce Alexander Michael Brewster (born c.1968),[2] better known by his stage name Rayvon, is a Barbadian reggae singer, known for his work with Shaggy.[1]

Born in Barbados, he was raised in Brooklyn, New York.[3] He released his debut album, Hear My Cry in 1997.[4] He had a hit in the United States in 1992 with "Big Up", which featured Shaggy, the first of a string of successful collaborations, which included "In the Summertime" and "Angel".[2][4] His second album, My Bad, was released in 2002 by MCA Records.[4]

Contents

  • Discography 1
    • Solo albums 1.1
    • Singles 1.2
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Discography

Solo albums

  • Hear My Cry (1997)[5]
  • My Bad (2002)[5]
  • Rayvon (2010)[6]

Singles

  • 1992: "Big Up" (Shaggy featuring Rayvon)[5]
  • 1994: "Girls Fresh" (Frankie Cutlass song) featuring Rayvon [7]
  • 1994: "No Guns, No Murder"[5]
  • 1995: "In the Summertime" (Shaggy featuring Rayvon) #5 UK[5]
  • 2001: "Angel" (Shaggy featuring Rayvon) #1 US, #1 UK[5]
  • 2002: "2-Way" #67 UK[5]
  • 2007: "Out Of Control" (Shaggy featuring Rayvon)
  • 2014: "Way Up" (Clarence Jey featuring Rayvon)

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Jackrussellmusic.net
  2. ^ a b Gage, Simon (2002) "How We Met: Shaggy & Rayvon", The Independent, 4 August 2002. Retrieved 25 February 2014  – via HighBeam (subscription required)
  3. ^ "Shaggy and Rayvon, Out of Many, One Music", Jamaica Observer, 25 February 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014
  4. ^ a b c Gill, Andy (2002) "My BadRayvon ", The Independent, 19 July 2002. Retrieved 25 February 2014  – via HighBeam (subscription required)
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 451.  
  6. ^ tunes.broadwayworld.com
  7. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Frankie-Cutlass-Presents-Rayvon-Girls-Fresh/release/898492

External links

  • Whaddat.com


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