Kardinal Offishall

1976 - Today

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Jason Drew Harrow (born May 11, 1976), better known by his stage name Kardinal Offishall (), is a Canadian rapper, record producer, DJ, and record executive. Often credited as Canada's "hip hop ambassador", he is regarded as one of the country's best hip hop producers, and is best known for his distinctive reggae and dancehall-influenced style of hip hop.A native of Toronto, Offishall began his career in the city's mid-1990s underground hip hop scene, as a member of The Circle. He released several independent 12" singles, a debut album (Eye & I), and an EP (Husslin'), before signing with major label MCA Records in 2000. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kardinal Offishall has received more than 534,755 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Kardinal Offishall is the 2,574th most popular musician (down from 2,180th in 2019), the 926th most popular biography from Canada (down from 719th in 2019) and the 49th most popular Canadian Musician.

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Among musicians, Kardinal Offishall ranks 2,574 out of 2,675Before him are King Krule, Melissa Horn, Wayne Sermon, Wolfgang Van Halen, Adam Dutkiewicz, and Jack Antonoff. After him are Space Cowboy, Gareth Emery, Patrick Wolf, Rob Swire, Kacey Musgraves, and Jowst.

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Among people born in 1976, Kardinal Offishall ranks 808Before him are Shelley Conn, Katsutoshi Domori, Tae Satoya, Anita Kulcsár, Jim Jones, and Kristina Groves. After him are Kyrsten Sinema, Stephen Carr, Nicolai Stokholm, Andrew Simpson, Wijan Ponlid, and Kleber Romero.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Kardinal Offishall ranks 926 out of 1,130Before him are John Kucera (1984), Connor McDavid (1997), Owen Pallett (1979), Beckie Scott (1974), Andrew Scheer (1979), and Kristina Groves (1976). After him are Chris Osgood (1972), Ryan O'Reilly (1991), Trevor Linden (1970), Jesse Moss (1983), Rick Nash (1984), and Charles Hamelin (1984).

Among MUSICIANS In Canada

Among musicians born in Canada, Kardinal Offishall ranks 49Before him are Dave Baksh (1980), Steve Jocz (1981), Sébastien Lefebvre (1981), Chuck Comeau (1979), Ryan Peake (1973), and Tom Thacker (1974). After him are Chantal Kreviazuk (1974) and Skye Sweetnam (1988).