Did You Know? 12 Facts about Bubba Sparxxx



1. Warren Mathis aka Bubba Sparxxx was born to father Jimmy, a bus driver, and mother June, a grocery store clerk, in Georgia and has 4 older siblings. 2. Bubba grew up on McCosh Mill Rd. His nearest neighbor was a half-mile away, and was the one who introduced him to rap. He showed Bubba some mixed tapes that were mailed from New York; 2 live crew was his first introduction into the hip hop genre. He then wrote his first rhymes at 15 years old. 3. Bubba went to Troup High School where he played tight end and linebacker for the football team. This is where he played with Steve Herndon, former offensive lineman for NFL's Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos.

4. Bubba was ironically discovered by manager Bobby Stamps while he was rapping at a football game at the University of Georgia. 5. In 2003 Bubba was in the realms of hell and going through opiate addiction. In 2006 it was evident and he began his sober journey. He suffered a relapse in 2008 that was very publically known and went back to treatment.

6. Sparxxx is a playable character in the video game 'Def Jam: Fight for NY'.


7. Bubba was nominated in 2002 for Best New Artist at the Soul Train Awards, ( Song: Ugly ), and in 2006 for Ringtone of the year at the MTV Music Awards, (Ms. New Booty). 8.Bubba is married to Katie Connors 9. He has over 300k Facebook followers, and 130k Instagram followers. 10. He left Virgin Records to start his own label called, "New South Entertainment", which is by distributed E1 Records. 11. His net worth as of January 2021 is $1 million. 12. In 2012 he signed with Backroads Records, a subsidiary of the independent label, Average Joe's Entertainment. 13. You can book a private event for under $25,000.


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