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Birthday
18, 1979
Birthplace
Camden, AR
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1979 (age 42)
Birthplace
Camden, AR

About

R&B songwriter who won the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriter's Hall of Fame in 2012. His third Album, Year of the Gentleman, was nominated for a 2009 Grammy Award. His debut album, In My Own Words, included the song "So Sick," which became a #1 hit on the U.S. Billboard 200.

Before Fame

He performed under the name "GoGo" with a band called Envy, and found success as a songwriter while writing music for singer Marques Houston.

Trivia

He played the character Agent Devoreaux in the 2015 film Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!

Family Life

He had a son named Mason Evan Smith and a daughter named Madilyn Grace Smith with Monyetta Shaw. He married Crystal Renay in 2016, and the couple welcomed a son named Shaffer Jr. that same year. In January 2018, they had a second son together. In June 2021, they welcomed their third child, a daughter named Isabella Rose Smith.

Associated With

In 2006, he collaborated with Rihanna on her top-ten single "Unfaithful."