Pashon Minott
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richie spice reggae bookingPASHON MINOTT - SUGAR MINOTT'S DAUGHTER -- AVAILABLE FOR FESTIVALS OR SHOWS

Born Tamar Minott in Kingston, Jamaica, Pashon Minott's exposure to the music world began at a tender age in the stimulating atmosphere of her father's fame and high profile. Her father, the legendary Sugar Minott, owned and operated a recording studio and also a prominent sound system called Youthman Promotion. Growing up in this environment gave Pashon the opportunity to get to know and witness the spawning ground of artists such as Junior Reid, Yami Bolo, Tenor Saw and Garnett Silk. This early exposure to the music business and the entertainment world through her father helped to nurture and build Pashon's knowledge and skills as an artist. Pashon was truly born in the business.

At age eight, she recorded her first single, Reggae the Beat with her brothers and younger sister. For years Pashon toured the world with her father Sugar Minot opening the shows and singing harmony vocals. This experience and the guidance from her father strengthened Pashon as a performer. She has the knowledge and skills to make and deliver quality reggae music with universal appeal.

No stranger to the stage, Pashon has performed on major shows in Jamaica, including Sting, Reggae Sumfest, Rebel Salute, East Fest and St Mary Mi Come From. Internationally she has thrilled crowds at events like the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival, the Monterey Bay Reggae Fest and the Sonoma Green Music Festival in California, the Reggae X-Plosion in Japan and many more major shows and festivals worldwide. Pashon is known for her high energy performances. Like her dad Pashon is a crowd pleaser with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Pashon's music is one of empowerment, truth, and struggle. Her first hit was the dancehall tune Real Fire Woman on the Chrome riddim, the video for which received significant airplay in Jamaica and abroad. A linkup with award-winning dancehall producer Jah Snow Cone brought her considerable success in 2005 with the song Grudgeful on the Applause Riddim. This song catered to more of a mainstream market, and was another hit. As her radio spins increased, so did her recognition. This led to another video being produced shortly thereafter. Some of her more popular newer songs include Hush Baby Mother on the Snowflake Riddim (produced by Jah Snow Cone) and Mek It Inna Life and No Time to Waste, produced by Irie Sounds International. Mek It Inna Life reached #6 on the Guam reggae charts.

Pashon is currently in better shape than ever as she has taken the baton from her beloved father Sugar Minot. Fans of reggae music know that Sugar Minott is truly one of the greatest the genre has ever seen. One of the qualities he was well known for was producing and promoting timeless reggae music. He was also known for giving the youth a chance to perform and mentoring many of the greats when they were still young and inexperienced. Having lived so close to her father and learned so much from him, who could be more qualified to carry on his amazing legacy than his own daughter Pashon Minott?