10/30/1969, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Birth Name

Darrin O'Brien



Also Known As

Darrin O'Brien
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Darrin O'Brien is a popular Canadian reggae musician who goes by the name Snow. He has been internationally successful and is well known for his 1993 Billboard chart-topping hit "Informer". Despite being regarded throughout the United States as a "one-hit-wonder", Snow has continued his career releasing a total…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Snow showed a different side of his personality in 2000 when he returned to the Canadian charts with his most pop sounding single yet, "Everybody Wants To Be Like You".

    • Snow has stated that his main musical influences are urban and pop music artists from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

    • Snow's debut album 12 Inches of Snow is one of the highest-selling reggae albums ever.

    • Snow's 1993 single "Informer" reigned atop the 'Billboard Hot 100' chart for seven consecutive weeks.

    • Album: Two Hands Clapping
      Release Date: November 19, 2002
      Label: Virgin Music Canada
      "Black N' Snow"
      "Stay Ballin'"
      "That's My Life"
      "Missing You"
      "Whass Up"
      "Pride (Interlude)"
      "The Way That U Do"
      "Whisper of Truth (Interlude)"
      "Mistaken Identity"
      "Lonely Song"
      "Whole Nine Yards"
      "Cinco de Mayo (Intro)"
      "Cinco de Mayo"
      "J Dot"

    • Album: Mind on the Moon
      Release Date: October 10, 2000
      Label: EMI
      "Joke Thing"
      "Everybody Wants To Be Like You"
      "The Plumb Song"
      "Nothin' On Me"
      "Scrub Off"
      "Everything's Fine"
      "Little Did They Know"
      "Anti-Love Song"
      "Jimmy Hat"
      "Funky Martini"
      "Crazy Feeling"
      "Someday Somehow"

    • Album: Justuss
      Release Date: January 14, 1997
      Label: East West Records
      "Steedly Woa"
      "Mash Up da Nation"
      "If This World Were Mine"
      "Check Out the Way It's Going Down"
      "Day and Nite (Freakin' da Body)"
      "Anything for You"
      "Boom Boom Boogie"
      "Hey Mr. D.J."
      "It's Alright"
      "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy"

    • Album: Murder Love
      Release Date: 1995
      Label: East West Records
      "Si Wi Dem Nuh Know We"
      "Bad Men"
      "Murder Love"
      "Anything for You"
      "If You Like the Sound"
      "Sexy Girl"
      "Let's Get It On"
      "Things to Say"

    • Album: 12 Inches of Snow
      Release Date: January 19, 1993
      Label: East West Records
      "Champion Sound"
      "Lonely Monday Morning"
      "Drunken Styles"
      "Girl, I've Been Hurt"
      "Hey Pretty Love"
      "Creative Child"
      "Lady with The Red Dress"
      "Uhh In You"
      "Can't Get Enough"
      "Ease You"
      "50 Ways"
      "Lonely Monday Morning"

  • Quotes

    • Snow: (on his album 'Two Hands Clapping') I'm at a place in my life right now where I feel like I found myself. I found my style of music on this album.