Rayvon

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Rayvon
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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[3], is a Barbadian reggae singer, known for his work with Shaggy.[1]

Born in Barbados, he was raised in Brooklyn, New York.[4] He released his debut album, Hear My Cry in 1997.[5] 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][5] His second album, My Bad, was released in 2002 by MCA Records.[5]

Discography[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

  • Hear My Cry (1997)[6]
  • My Bad (2002)[6]
  • Rayvon (2010)[7]

Singles[edit]

  • 1992: "Big Up" (Shaggy featuring Rayvon)[6]
  • 1994: "Girls Fresh" (Frankie Cutlass song) featuring Rayvon [8]
  • 1994: "No Guns, No Murder"[6]
  • 1995: "In the Summertime" (Shaggy featuring Rayvon) #5 UK[6]
  • 2001: "Angel" (Shaggy featuring Rayvon) #1 US, #1 UK[6]
  • 2002: "2-Way" #67 UK[6]
  • 2007: "Out Of Control" (Shaggy featuring Rayvon)
  • 2011: "Selecta" (Kingston 13 Riddim)
  • 2014: "Way Up" (Clarence Jey featuring Rayvon)
  • 2015: "One More Shot"
  • 2015: "Nobody's Business" (Myra Flynn featuring Rayvon)
  • 2015: "Magical (Your Love Is) (Fish & Bammy Riddim)
  • 2016: "Can't Resist Your Touch" (Hypnotize Riddim)
  • 2016: "Nuff Tings" (Chanelle Gray featuring Rayvon)

References[edit]

  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. ^ [http://www.1rayvon.com www.1rayvon.com
  4. ^ "Shaggy and Rayvon, Out of Many, One Music", Jamaica Observer, 25 February 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014
  5. ^ a b c Gill, Andy (2002) "Rayvon My Bad", The Independent, 19 July 2002. Retrieved 25 February 2014  – via HighBeam (subscription required)
  6. ^ a b c d e f g Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 451. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  7. ^ tunes.broadwayworld.com
  8. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Frankie-Cutlass-Presents-Rayvon-Girls-Fresh/release/898492

External links[edit]

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