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Bushwick Bill was born under the name Richard Stephen Shaw in Kingston, Jamaica, on December 1, 1966. His father is a merchant marine, and his mother a maid. According to a source from the Houston Chronicle, he is a high school dropout, and reads at the fourth grade level. He has failed a majority of courses in his freshman year in high school. ... See full bio »

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Night Vision
Original Gangstas
Original Gangstas Party Cigar Smoker
Who's the Man?
Who's the Man? Bar Vagrant
Street Life
Street Life Himself


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  Overtown (delayed)
Leprechaun (as Bushwick Bill)
 1997 Night Vision
Newt (as Bushwick Bill)
 1996 Original Gangstas
Party Cigar Smoker (as Bushwick Bill)
 1993 Who's the Man?
Bar Vagrant (as Bushwick Bill)
 1993 Martin (TV Series)
- Your Arms Are Too Short to Box with Martin (1993) ... Trey (as Bushwick Bill)
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 2016 Party Legends (TV Series)
- Am I in the Morgue? (2016) ... Himself
 2013 Unsung (TV Series documentary)
- The Geto Boys (2013) ... Himself (as Bushwick Bill)
 2012 The Life and Times of Gangsta Brown Part 2
Himself - Bushwick Bill
 2007 The (White) Rapper Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Himself (as Bushwick Bill)
 2001 Street Life (Video documentary)
Himself (as Bushwick Bill)
 1999 The Howard Stern Radio Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 24 April 1999 (1999) ... Himself (as Bushwick Bill)
 1999 Freak Out (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Geto Boys
- Access All Areas Freak Out ... Himself - Geto Boys (as Bushwick Bill)
 1998 Howard Stern (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 October 1998 (1998) ... Himself (as Bushwick Bill)
 1991 Yo! MTV Raps (TV Series)
- YO! MTV Raps - Live in Houston (1991) ... Himself (as Bushwick Bill)
- Episode dated 1 November 1991 (1991) ... Himself (as Bushwick Bill)
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 2004 And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (as Bushwick Bill)

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Bushwick Bill


3' 8" (1.12 m)

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Son of Deloris Shaw. See more »

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