STAR of the Month : Things we bet you didn't know about Tommy Lee

July 17, 2017
Tommy Lee Sparta

Tommy Lee Sparta is STAR of the Month for July. Here are a few things about the entertainer that we bet you didn't know.


1. After getting two children before completing high school, the entertainer took up several jobs to help provide for his children. One of them was bartending, a skill he is trained in.

2. He believes all artistic and creative people are a little bit 'mad'. He says they have to be to bring forth their best.

3. He has six siblings. He is the only one in the music industry.

4. His first major performance was at Reggae Sumfest in 2011 alongside headliner Vybz Kartel. His first major solo performance was at Sting that same year.

5. The artiste lists Michael Jackson among the entertainers who have inspired him.

6. His use of the 'Uncle Demon' moniker and his songs that dabbled on the darker side of music gave rise to the term 'gothic dancehall'.

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