Smith was known for her sultry moves and her eye-popping outfits, and was one of the iconic characters of the dancehall scene in the ’80s and ’90s.
She was crowned dancehall queen in 1992. She is widely
considered a pioneer for women dancers in dancehall, and is credited with the still-popular Butterfly dance.
Carlene also toured, doing stage performances around the world, wowing the international audience with her moves.
On the personal side, Carlene had a long-time relationship with ‘King of the Dancehall’, Beenie Man, with whom she has a daughter.