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Wallace Wilson (born January 17, 1978), better known by the stage name Red Rat, is a Jamaican dancehall reggae recording and performing artist. He was born in Saint Ann's Bay, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica. He is known for his up-beat music, comical style, and signature catch phrase "Oh, No!".
Red Rat's debut album, Oh, No.. It's Red Rat (1997) featured songs such as "Shelly Ann", "Dwayne", "Tight-up Skirt", "Cruise" (featured in the movie The Big Hit), and "Big Man, Little Yute". It became one of the best selling records from Greensleeves Records.
His second album, I’m a Big Kid Now, followed in 2000, with yet more hits and critical acclaim. His musical diversity and mainstream popularity led to a series of collaborations with artists such as Treach of Naughty by Nature, Kele Le Roc, Renee from Zhane, NEXT, British icons Groove Armada and his cousin, Canadian hip-hop artist, Dan-e-o. Recently, Red Rat has emerged back in the media with his new hit, "Rise up Zimbabwe" which was a joint project with ABRA (African Bread Recording Artists). The song was released in April of 2010 and immediately saw popularity in the music fans of Zimbabwe.
- Oh, No.. It's Red Rat (1997), Greensleeves
- I'm a Big Kid Now (2000), Greensleeves
- Monsters of Dancehall (2008), Greensleeves