Dancehall artist Spragga Benz

17 year old Carlton Grant Jr. ,the son of dancehall artist Spragga Benz(Carlton Grant sr), was killed by the Police in Kingston,Jamaica on Sunday morning August 24th:

Carlton Grant Jr., the 17-year-old son of dancehall artist Spragga Benz, was shot and killed by local police in Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday (Aug. 24). Cops say they stopped two men on a bicycle in the Kingston 8 area and when they approached them, one of the men began firing at them, according to Radio Jamaica. The police said they returned fire and the men fled. When they searched the area; they found Grant Jr. suffering from gunshot wounds and in possession of a .45 semi automatic pistol. Grant Jr. was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.Spragga Benz (born Carlton Grant, 30 May 1969, Kingston, Jamaica), is one of Jamaica’s most famous
[Spragga Benz], whose real name is Carlton Grant, combined with soca star Kevin Lyttle to rise to the top of the Billboard Single Chart with the dancehall remix of Lyttle’s ‘Turn Me On’. The song climbed the charts for 12 weeks until August 12th, 2004 where it reached #1.



~ by blackcelebritykids on August 27, 2008.


  1. Blessings to his friends and family.

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  3. Rest in peace my fellow West Indian.

  4. a real tragedy

  5. sorry to hear about this!

  6. thats so messed up for real…Its like Lucky Dube man, the real musicians always get hated on

  7. SO SAD RIP…

  8. Cant believe he had a son old enough to be killed by police. However, my condolences to my favorite reggae artists. God bless & nuff love always. Stay strong, Spragga!

  9. It hurt I when me hear se babylon kill a yute again, but it mek I envy when a spragga son them kill,RIP me family

  10. Sorry to hear under any cercumstanses another Jamaican get killed and to know it is a Son of one Prominent Jamaica My heart Bleed every time I hear about one more police killing it will have to Stop I dont even believe the story behind it man with gun no stop for police.

  11. may his soul rest in peace….

  12. so sorry and write a song about that spragga

  13. Respect Rasta, Me neva know you felt such pain this yr, But stick to Jah for he know the mystics of life better because some are prepared to die, believing is a little step back to continue movin forward. One luv to i continue to wish u the best rasta,you are realy the king of Dance hall.

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