Spragga Benz
DJ

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Birthday
30, 1969
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica

About

Born Carlton Arrington Grant, this Jamaican dancehall DJ became known for hit singles like "Oh Yeah" featuring Foxy Brown. He was in high demand in the 90's, collaborating with artists like Wyclef Jean.

Before Fame

He was nicknamed "Spaghetti" by his friends, which later served as the inspiration for his "Spragga" monker.

Trivia

He branched out into acting in 2001, appearing in the film Babylon.

Family Life

His son, Carlton Grant Jr., tragically died from gunshot wounds in 2008, inspiring Benz to found the Carlisle Foundation to assist troubled youth. He also had a daughter named Shanice.

Associated With

His single "Turn Me On," featuring Kevin Lyttle, shot to #4 on the U.S. hip-hop singles charts.