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Overview (3)

Born in Kingston, Jamaica
Birth NameSandra J. Denton
Nicknames Sandy
Pep

Mini Bio (1)

Sandra Denton "Pepa" was born in Kingston, Jamaica on November 7, 1964. Her family moved to Queens, New York when she was a child. In 1985, while studying nursing at Queens Borough College, she met Cheryl 'Salt' James. They began rapping together. In 1986, they formed 'Salt-N-Pepa'. Sandra made her debut that year, along with Cheryl, an album called 'Hot, Cool, & Vicious'. In 1988, Spinderella joined Salt-N-Pepa, as their D.J. Sandra, Cheryl and 'Dee Dee' made their second album, 'A Salt with a Deadly Pepa' in 1988. In 1990, Sandra had her first child, named Tyran. Since then she has made a guest appearance on Ricki Lake (1992) teaching teens the responsibilities of being a teenage mother.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Lia

Spouse (1)

Anthony 'Treach' Criss (24 July 1999 - 2001) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

Member of "Salt-N-Pepa" along with Cheryl 'Salt' James and Spinderella
Studied nursing with Cheryl 'Salt' James. [1985]
Ranked #83 on VH1's Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
Her Salt-N-Pepa hit song "Push It" was ranked #37 on VH1's 100 Greatest Dance Songs.
Gave birth to her 1st child, a son Tyran Moore, with her now ex-boyfriend by surname Moore. [1990]
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 28, a daughter Egypt Jahnari Criss on September 2, 1998. Child's father is her boyfriend (now ex-husband), Anthony 'Treach' Criss.
Has a reality show on VH1 with former band mate "Salt" called "The Salt N Pepa Show" [October 2007]
Working on her own; Split up with Cheryl 'Salt' James and Deidre 'Spinderella' Roper earlier in the year. [2001]
Starring in a new VH1 series called 'Lets Talk about Pep' [January 2009]

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