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Bushwick Bill
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Bushwick Bill
Background information
Birth name Richard Shaw
Born (1966-12-08)December 8, 1966
Kingston, Jamaica
Died June 9, 2019(2019-06-09) (aged 52)
Denver, Colorado, United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1988–2019
Labels Rap-a-Lot
Associated acts Geto Boys

Richard Shaw (December 8, 1966June 9, 2019), known by his stage name, Bushwick Bill, was an American rapper of Jamaican descent. He was best known as being a member of the rap group, Geto Boys. Bushwick Bill has dwarfism.


On May 1, 2019, he revealed that in February of that year he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He died a month later on June 9, 2019 at a Denver, Colorado hospital from the disease, aged 52.



Bushwick Bill has released 6 studio albums:

Year Album
1992 Little Big Man
1995 Phantom of the Rapra
1998 No Surrender…No Retreat
2001 Universal Small Souljah
2005 Gutta Mixx
2010 My Testimony of Redemption

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