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John Benitez

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Birthday
7, 1957
Birthplace
South Bronx, NY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
South Bronx, NY

About

American music producer, DJ and multi-instrumentalist also known as Jellybean who has produced big name acts like Madonna and Whitney Houston. As a solo artist, he is known for albums like 1987's Just Visiting This Planet and 2010's A Celebration in Sound.

Before Fame

He moved to Manhattan in 1975, where he became interested in deejaying. He attended Bronx Community College and played nightclubs like Studio 54.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in 1995.

Family Life

He and his younger sister Debbie were raised by his mother. He has dated Madonna.

Associated With

He produced the 1985 Debbie Harry single "Feel the Spin."