Sizzla

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Reggae Singer
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Date of Birth April 17, 1976
Place of Birth Kingston, Jamaica
Age 44 years old
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Sizzla

Miguel Orlando Collins, known by his stage name Sizzla Kalonji or Sizzla, is a Jamaican reggae recording artist. He is one of the most commercially and critically successful contemporary reggae artists and is noted for his high number of releases. As of 2018 he has released 56 solo albums.

Birth name: Miguel Orlando Collins
Also known as: Sizzla, Sizzla Kalonji
Born: April 17, 1976
Origin: Kingston, Jamaica
Genres: Reggae, ragga, dancehall
Occupation(s): Singer
Years active: 1990–present
Labels: Kalonji Records, Greensleeves, VP, Digital B, Xterminator Records
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About Sizzla

Reggae musician who is known for being one of the most commercially and critically successful artists of the genre. He released his debut album, Burning Up, in 1995 and has gone on to release over 50 more.

Before Fame

He studied mechanical engineering at Dunoon High School in Kingston, Jamaica. He gained his appreciation for reggae by frequenting dance halls during his teenage years.

Achievement

In February 2010, he sang at Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's 86th birthday celebration. In 2014, he was nominated for the Best Reggae Album Grammy Award for his 2013 album, The Messiah.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica by strict Rastafarian parents. His son, Melek, has also stated his interest in pursuing a music career.

Associations

In 2014, he collaborated with fellow Reggae singer Stephen Marley on the song "Rock Stone."

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Latest information about Sizzla updated on February 24, 2021.

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