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May 12, 1976 in Scarborough
Jason D. Harrow was born on May 12, 1976 and is better known by rap Canadian fans by his stage name Kardinal Offishall. He is a record producer, and record executive as well as Canada's "hip hop ambassador" and best known rapper. He is highly regarded as one of the country's leading hip hop producers as is recognizable for his distinctive reggae and dancehall-influenced hip-hop style. He recorded several independent 12" singles before before signing up with major label MCA Records in 2000.