Stephen Garrett

Hip hop music, Musical Artist

1974 – 2008

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Who was Stephen Garrett?

Stephen Ellis Garrett, also known as Static Major, was a Grammy Award-Winning American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer from Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He was a member of the R&B trio Playa. Static Major gained posthumous fame for appearing on Lil Wayne's 2008 album Tha Carter III on the song "Lollipop". He was a producer of songs from several artists, including Aaliyah, Ginuwine, Pretty Ricky, and Beyonce. Static wrote most of the lyrics on Aaliyah's self-titled 2001 album. A YouTube video featuring Static Major was also heavily sampled on Drake's “Look What You’ve Done” song from his 2011 album Take Care. He died unexpectedly in his hospital room; his debut album was not released.

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Born
Nov 11, 1974
Louisville
Also known as
  • Static
  • Steve Garrett
  • Steve \"Static\" Garrett
  • Static Major
  • Stephen Ellis Garrett
  • Static Major
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Feb 25, 2008
Louisville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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