“Informer” is a 1992 single by Canadian reggae musician Snow. It features and is produced by MC Shan, and is from Snow’s debut album 12 Inches of Snow. The single was released shortly before Snow was imprisoned for a year on an assault charge.[citation needed] Upon his release from prison, “Informer” became a chart topping hit, spending seven consecutive weeks at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was his biggest hit in the UK, where it reached Number 2, behind two different number one singles. In 2007, the song was ranked No. 84 on VH1′s 100 Greatest Songs of the 90′s.

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