Sandra "Pepa" Denton is a Jamaican-born American rap/hip hop artist, actress and author best known as a member of the female rap trio known as Salt-N-Pepa.
Denton was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Her family moved to Queens, New York when she was a child.
In 1985, Pep and Cheryl "Salt" James formed the rap group Salt-n-Pepa. This groundbreaking group sold more than 15 million albums and singles worldwide.
In August 2008, Pepa released her Autobiography titled Let's Talk About Pep, which offers a glimpse into the fame, failures and successes of her celebrity life.
Pep appeared as a cast member on VH1's Surreal Life in 2005, and has appeared as an actress in several other film and television roles.
Several years after Salt-n-Pepa's break up, VH1 released The Salt-n-Pepa Show, documenting events from the lives of Salt and Pepa.
In 2010 she starred in a VH1 reality series, also called Let's Talk About Pep.