Beenie Man is a Jamaican award-winning singer, deejay, record producer, and actor who is known for having worked extensively in the music industry and releasing a wide range of discography which includes albums like The Invincible Beany Man – The 10 Year Old D.J. Wonder, Dis Unu Fi Hear, Blessed, Many Moods of Moses, The Doctor, Art and Life, Back to Basics, and Tropical Storm. He has also been under the spotlight for his anti-gay lyrics which also resulted in the cancellations of several of his shows and concerts.
Anthony Moses Davis
Beenie Man, Ras Moses, The Doctor, The Girls Dem Sugar, King of Dancehall
Waterhouse District, Kingston, Jamaica
Singer, Deejay, Record Producer, Actor
- Father – Herbert Agustus Smith
- Siblings – Kirk Davis (Brother)
- Others – Doris Ferguson Stewart (Grandmother), Sydney Knowles (Uncle) (Played drums for Jimmy Cliff)
Beenie Man is managed by Rohan ‘Blue’ Smith.
Reggae, Dancehall, Reggae Fusion, Ragga-Soca
Virgin Records Ltd., VP Records, MD Entertainment
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
72 kg or 158.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Beenie Man has dated –
- Michelle “D-Angel” Downer (2006-2011) – He got married to Michelle “D-Angel” Downer, a singer, actress, model, and brand ambassador, on August 22, 2006, and the duo welcomed a son named Marco Dean Davis in November 2006. They also co-released a duet titled You Are My First in March 2010 but the couple later got divorced the following year because of D-Angel’s alleged infidelity.
- Faith Barbee Jackson (2007) – He also had a short-lived romance with singer Faith Barbee Jackson in 2007.
- Krystal Tomlinson – He is in a relationship with Krystal Tomlinson and they parent a daughter.
Race / Ethnicity
- Sports a beard
- A gap between two upper front teeth
Beenie Man Facts
- His uncle Sydney Knowles had a great influence on the budding musician and he encouraged Beenie Man to pursue his passion.
- In 1981, he was declared the winner of the Tastee Talent contest.
- Beenie Man was only 10 years old when he released his debut studio album, The Invincible Beany Man – The 10 Year Old D.J. Wonder, in 1983.
- His 12th studio album, Art and Life, was released on July 11, 2000, via Virgin Records Ltd. and it featured artists like Steve Perry, , , Mýa, and . The album comprised of songs such as Girls Dem Sugar, Heights of Great Men, Trus Me, Art and Life, and I’ve Got a Date and was ranked at number #1 in the U.S. Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart and at number #18 in the U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
- In 2001, Art and Life won the Grammy Award for ‘Best Reggae Album’.
- In August 2004, Beenie Man appeared in an episode of the popular American late-night talk show, Late Night with .
- He attracted a lot of negative attention with the lyrics of some of his songs that inticed the murder of homosexuals and this also resulted in his removal from the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards. However, Beenie Man has later apologized to the gay community.
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Facts of Beenie Man
- full nameBeenie Man
- Date of Birth August 22, 1973
- Age 48 years 5 months
- Horoscope Leo
- Lucky Number 5
- Lucky Stone Ruby
- Lucky Color Gold
- Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
- weight72 kg
- height5 ft 9 in