18 September 1979 (age 37)
Clinton Sparks is a Boston native radio DJ, mixtape DJ and Hip-Hop Producer. He was named by USA Today as one of the top 7 DJs in the world and Rolling Stone magazine recognized him as one of the top 10 DJs in the world. Clinton has won several awards from New Mixtape DJ of the Year in 2002, East Coast DJ of the Year and Mixshow DJ of the Year in 2003, Mixshow DJ of the Year in 2004, Best Mixtape Satellite Radio DJ of the Year in 2005 and Syndicated Radio show of the Year in 2006.
Clinton released his first album on Koch Records, Maybe You Been Brainwashed in 2005, producing songs with Fabolous, Joe Budden, Clipse, ODB, Memphis Bleek and more. He collaborated with Dr. Dre in producing rapper Busta Rhymes' 2006 album The Big Bang. He also produced the second single off The Notorious B.I.G.'s Duets: The Final Chapter song Hold Your Head (feat. Bob Marley). He's produced songs with Kanye West, 50 Cent, Eminem, Pharrell, Ludacris, Diddy, D-Block and Mobb Deep. In 2007, Sparks produced Akon's hit single Sorry, Blame it on Me.
Sparks is known to the public via satellite radio, terrestrial radio and through numerous mixtapes. His weekly syndicated radio show named "SmashTime Radio" can be heard on Eminem's Shade 45 channel on Sirius Satellite Radio live on Thursday nights at 8PM ET and on radio stations around the world in Australia, Belgium, Holland, New Zealand, Canada & the United States.
In 2007, he signed a record deal with DTP/Def Jam Records. As of 2006, he is Diddy's official tour DJ. Clinton signed a deal with the E! Channel to be the new music correspondent on "The Daily 10" every Tuesday at 7:30 ET. He also signed an endorsement deal with Pepsi and is part of the Pepsi DJ Division, and he is also an endorser of the LRG Clothing line. Sparks tours around the world DJing at parties and events in Hong Kong to Toronto, to Miami to Hollywood.
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