Shabba Ranks

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Rexton Rawlston Fernando Gordon (born 17 January 1966),[2] better known by his stage name Shabba Ranks, is a Jamaican dancehall musician. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he was one of the most popular Jamaican musicians in the world. Throughout his prominence in his home country as a dancehall artist, he gained popularity in North America with his studio album, Just Reality, in 1990. He released two studio albums, As Raw as Ever and X-tra Naked, which both won a Grammy Award as Best Reggae Album in 1992 and 1993, respectively. He is notoriously popular for "Mr. Loverman" and "Ting-A-Ling", which were globally acclaimed and deemed his signature songs.[3]

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Shabba Ranks
Birth nameRexton Rawlston Fernando Gordon
Born (1966-01-17) 17 January 1966 (age 57)
Saint Ann, Jamaica
OriginKingston, Jamaica
Occupation(s)Dancehall musician
Years active1985–present
LabelsEpic (1991–96)