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Red Rat

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Wallace Wilson AKA Red Rat was born January 17th into a musical family in tourist area of St. Anns Bay, Jamaica. Incredibly, his first performance was at the age of four, “My brothers used to play in the hotels. They called me onstage and I started singing a Michael Jackson song, yeah ‘ABC!’ The audience went wild and Red Rat was hooked.
Red Rat’s recording debut “Can’t Live Without You” with his brother’s band brought him to the attention of Danny Browne the producer/musician CEO of Main Street Records. Impressed by the young performer’s musical abilities and natural stage charisma, Browne mentored Red Rat allowing him to nurture his talent and gain valuable experience alongside Main Street artists such as General Degree, Buccaneer and Papa San.

While still in school Red Rat recorded his first single “Itsy Bitsy” for Browne’s Main Street Records, however on his father’s insistence he decided to put his career on hold until completing his education. In 1996 after graduating from Meadowbrook High Red Rat under the watchful eye of Browne moved full steam ahead releasing a string of hit singles including “Shelly-Ann” and “Dwayne” that catapulted him to the top of Reggae charts Worldwide while showcasing his unmistakable voice, unique sense of humor and his unforgettable trademark “Oh-No!”
Red Rat’s debut album “Oh No…It’s Red Rat!” quickly became one of Greensleeves Records greatest selling with hits such as “Tight Up Skirt”, “Cruise” (featured in the movie ‘The Big Hit’) and “Big Man Little Yute” with fellow Main Street artist Goofy.

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  • kwokwokwo

    хуйло полное

    5 Apr 2012 Reply
  • LGS

    tight up skirt is some baller shit, but cut your fuckin' hair bro.

    10 Jul 2011 Reply
  • -pui

    One of the first reggae (dancehall) artists I ever hurd.

    22 May 2010 Reply
  • jahmariposa

    love the first 2 albums

    13 Apr 2010 Reply
  • russiansquares

    WTF IS THAT

    26 Sep 2009 Reply
  • loveisparanoid

    shelly-ann is a freaking classic!

    3 Jun 2008 Reply
  • hank_kingsley

    What's this I hear about a danger mouse sampling riddim? Where can I get it? Ya get me...

    4 Sep 2007 Reply
  • frinsen

    Bizzi Blazzi... Floorfiller!

    10 Aug 2007 Reply
  • napalmb

    I actually saw Red Rat in a gas station near my school when I was still in Jamaica. He actually looked like a normal person. I wouldn't have recognised him unless my classmates told me. He like like 4 cellphones on his hip.

    27 Jul 2007 Reply
  • xoxnataliexox

    look if ur gunna cus his fukin page den get off it...if u dnt lyk dis den boiii ur slippin..u dnt no da reel meenin of music wen u lisenin 2 all dat rok bullshit..u bunch of fukin emos

    27 Mar 2007 Reply
  • nickwafer

    He looks and acts ridiculous but his flow is tight as hell....oh nooooo!

    6 Mar 2007 Reply
  • grinick

    Goody 2 Shoes might be the most ridiculous song I have ever heard. Anyone have lyrics?

    11 Feb 2007 Reply
  • Fleischklops

    his lyrics sucks...everything fat girls can do, slim girls can do it better! ... -.- but i really like his voice and he looks like a big piece of shit xD

    15 Nov 2006 Reply
  • Gunnter

    *gasp* AM I going to need to start listening to this asshole too?

    14 Oct 2006 Reply