Spragga Benz

Born May 30, 1969

Carlton Errington Grant is a Jamaican Dancehall Deejay.

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    Movie Line - Sep 02, 2012
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    Huffington Post - Jul 20, 2012
  • In Concert: Some Of Reggae’s Big Names Head To Cruzan On Saturday
    The Palm Beach Post - May 10, 2012
  • Reggae & Dancehall #7
    Clash - May 01, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Spragga Benz.


1969 Birth Born on May 30, 1969.


1991 22 Years Old He began his career around 1991. … Read More
1995 26 Years Old This success led to a deal with Capitol Records, who issued his second album, Uncommonly Smooth, in 1995, featuring duets with Chevelle Franklyn ("A-1 Lover") and "Spanish Harlem" (with Ben E. King). … Read More


1999 30 Years Old In 1999, he recorded a 'clash' album with Beenie Man, Two Badd DJs, and had a number one Jamaican hit single with "She Nuh Ready Yet (Hype Up)", which was also included on his third album, Fully Loaded (2000). … Read More
2002 33 Years Old In the same year, Benz made his film acting debut in Brooklyn Babylon, and the following year played a leading role in the gangster film Shottas. 2002 saw the release of his fourth album, Thug Nature.
2003 34 Years Old In 2003, Benz recorded a number of duets, with the likes of Carly Simon and Shannon, with the aim of breaking into the US market.
2007 38 Years Old In July 2007, Benz co-hosted the Urban Music Awards in New York with Foxy Brown.
2008 39 Years Old 1 More Event
Benz was nominated for three awards at the first Caribbean Urban Music Awards, held in Jamaica in April 2008.


2010 41 Years Old On 31 August 2010 Spragga Benz released his sixth solo album Shotta Culture. … Read More
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