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Date Of BirthDecember 8, 1966
FactMember of the rap group the Geto Boys.

Bushwick Bill was born on December 8, 1966, in Kingston, Jamaica. His parents were both Jamaican immigrants. His father was a carpenter and his mother was a homemaker. He has two older sisters. He was educated in the Jamaican public school system and later attended the University of the West Indies.

Bushwick Bill’s career began as a member of the rap group Geto Boys. The group’s debut album, Making Trouble, was released in 1988. The album was a commercial and critical success, reaching number one on the Billboard rap charts. The group’s follow-up album, Grip It! On That Other Level, was even more successful, reaching number two on the Billboard 200.

Bushwick Bill’s solo career began in 1992 with the release of his debut album, Little Big Man. The album was a commercial success, reaching number three on the Billboard 200. His second album, Phantom of the Rapra, was released in 1994 and reached number four on the Billboard 200. Bushwick Bill has released eight solo albums in total, including his most recent, The Resurrection, in 2014.

Bushwick Bill has had a successful career as a solo artist and as a member of the Geto Boys. He has sold over five million records worldwide and has been nominated for two Grammy Awards. His net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Bushwick Bill has been married twice. His first marriage was to Melissa Johnson in 1992. The couple had one child together before divorcing in 1996. Bushwick Bill married his second wife, Tammie Jordan, in 1999. The couple has two children together.

General Info

Full NameBushwick Bill
Date Of BirthDecember 8, 1966
Height1.12 m
ProfessionRapper, Singer, Ever So Clear, Call Me Crazy, Chuckwick


ChildrenJavon Boutte
ParentsDeloris Shaw, Rollin Shaw, Ever So Clear, Call Me Crazy, Chuckwick


Music GroupsGeto Boys
MoviesNight Vision, No Bigger than a Minute, Wildest Craziest Parties & Events, Rap-a-Lot: Greatest Hits: Vol. 1

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1Father of Javon Boutte.
2Son of Deloris Shaw.
3His last CD, released in October 1998 - No Surrender . . . No Retreat, was dedicated to Gil Epstein, a slain Fort Bend County prosecutor, murdered outside the Jewish Community Center in Houston, Texas, in 1996. Epstein's killer is currently on death row. The CD is under his label, Lickle Getto Boy $ N' Cents Ent. A picture of Gil Epstein and his nephew, along with his ID badge, are inside the CD cover.
4Member of the rap group the Geto Boys.
5Fan of the Child's Play movies, in which he had done a couple of songs that spoofed the Chucky doll. Sometimes called Chuckwick, in which he is a fan of the Chucky doll from the Child's Play movies.
6Lost right eye after an accidental shooting on October 10, 1991. He was intoxicated after drinking Everclear, and threatened his live-in girlfriend. The song "Ever So Clear", from his solo album "Little Big Man", detailed this incident. His picture (from the emergency room) ended up on the cover of the Geto Boys "We Can't Be Stopped" album.
7In 1995 he had his name legally changed to "Dr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin the Barbarian Mother-Funky Stay High Dollar Billstir".



OvertowndelayedLeprechaun (as Bushwick Bill)
Night Vision1997Newt (as Bushwick Bill)
Original Gangstas1996Party Cigar Smoker (as Bushwick Bill)
Who's the Man?1993Bar Vagrant (as Bushwick Bill)
Martin1993TV SeriesTrey


Party Legends2016TV SeriesHimself
Unsung2013TV Series documentaryHimself
The Life and Times of Gangsta Brown Part 22012Himself - Bushwick Bill
The (White) Rapper Show2007TV SeriesHimself
Street Life2001Video documentaryHimself (as Bushwick Bill)
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Freak Out1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Geto Boys
Howard Stern1998TV SeriesHimself
Yo! MTV Raps1991TV SeriesHimself

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And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as Bushwick Bill)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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