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Beenie Man

Biography

Jamaican Performing & Recording Artists

Date of Birth (DOB): 8/22/73
From: Jamaica
Best Known for: Charsmiatic Dancehall Dee-Jay. The Girls dem sugar.

Bio: Born Anthony Moses Davis in Waterhouse, Kingston. Beenie was encouraged by his uncle Sydney Wolf who was a drummer for Jimmy Cliff to begin toasting at a early age. At ten years old he released The Ten Year Old DJ Wonder. After a brief hiatus, he returned on the scene in the 1990's and has constantly been on the music charts in Jamaica ever since. Beenie, (which means small in patois) gained the respect of the masses and peers alike after winning a soundclash against rival Bounty Killa. In 1996 his career took rose to the International level after touring with another popular DJ known as Shabba Ranks. He crossed over into the International Urban music scene after the release of his 2000 major label debut, Art & Life on Virgin Records. In the year 2000 Beenie won a Grammy for best Reggae Album.

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