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Darrin O’Brien

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SNOW
Canada
Darrin Kenneth O'Brien, better known by his stage name Snow, is a Canadian reggae musician. He is best known for his 1992 single In- former which reached No. 1 on the U.S Billboard Hot 100. Snow's first single Informer written by Snow, M.C Shan, and Edmond Leary, became a chart-topping hit. The album sold over 8 million records worldwide, with Informer remaining No. 1 on the American BillBoard Chart for seven consecutive weeks. Informer has been recorded twice in the Guin- ness Book Of World Records as the Best Selling Reggae Single in U.S history, as well as the Highest Charting Single in history.

A second sin- gle, Girl I've Been Hurt reached No. 19 on the Hot 100. In Japan, Snow received the Recording Industry Association of Japan's 1994 Gold Disc Award for Best New Artist. Snow recorded his second album Murder Love in Jamaica, Canada and New York City.

While not a commercial success in North America, the album featured Snow performing with Reggae and Dancehall legends Ninja Man, Junior Reid, Half Pint, Buju Banton, Beenie Man, Dave Kelly, Sly and Robbie. The Anything For You Remix became a club favourite and made Snow a figure of respect in the Jamaican music scene.

Anything For You became the top selling single in Jamaica in 1995, and Si Wi Dem Nuh Know We also reached the No. 1 slot in Jamaica. Murder Love proved to be a popular album in Asia, with the single Sexy Girl remaining on Japan's Top Singles Chart for 16 weeks, ultimately reaching No. 1.

He is currently in the studio working on his long awaited follow up project with Grammy Award Winning pro- duction duo, Cool And Dre. The first official single from the still untitled album is set to be released during the summer of 2017.