Prince Harry serenaded Shaggy with It Wasn’t Me when they met – but the singer’s daughter was totally unimpressed


REGGAE legend Shaggy has revealed that Prince Harry is a fan of his songs, and the royal even sang “It Wasn’t Me” when they first met. 

The 51-year-old singer met the Duke of Sussex, 35, when Harry visited Jamaica in 2012 and left an impression with his rendition of the raunchy song. 

The Duke of Sussex is said to be a fan of reggae singer Shaggy, according to the performer

Jamaican-native Shaggy, whose real name is Orville Richard Burrell, told Observer Magazine that Harry had come to visit the Bustamante Hospital for Children. 

He said: “My daughter thought he was supposed to be a prince on a horse, like in her storybook.

“He turned to me and said, ‘Wow, she’s just so not impressed’, and then he sang, ‘It Wasn’t Me’. 

“So Prince Harry is a Shaggy fan!”

Shaggy said Prince Harry performed a rendition of It Wasn’t Me when they met in Jamaica in 2012

Shaggy added that he also hopes the Queen is one of his biggest fans, after he played at the Royal Albert hall for her 92nd birthday. 

He said: “Afterwards I was standing right beside her. It would have been crazy if she was like, ‘Hello, Mr Boombastic’.”

It Wasn’t Me is considered to be Shaggy’s biggest hits, and is about a man caught cheating on his girlfriend. 

It became the best selling single of 2001. 

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The popular singer also spoke of how he got his stage name Shaggy, and said: “I got the name Shaggy in high school. My hair was all over the place, and so they called me Shaggy, like a Shaggy dog. I didn’t like it.

“Then I went to England. I was in a cab, and the guy driving the taxi said, ‘Oh my God – I can’t believe they’re playing a song from a bloke with a name Shaggy!

“In England, the term ‘s**g’ is colloquially used to describe sexual relations. I thought It was the coolest name after that!”

In other royal news, we told you how Prince Harry was “eclipsed” by Meghan Markle during their Black Lives Matter call.

And Lady Colin Campbell claimed that Meghan wanted to be more famous than Diana.

Plus we shared how Meghan called a black teen ‘set on fire by four white men’ to offer ‘support and comfort’.

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