miércoles, 9 de septiembre de 2015


Born on a small Island in the Bahamas, Avaran’s first run in with reggae was at the age of six after Bob Marley had visited the Bahamas on tour. Fast forward to 1996 as Avaran first appears on the Reggae scene cutting a few specials for a Miami sound system out of Bimini, Cancer Hi-Power an upcoming sound, this would be instrumental in helping Avaran in his early career.
“No Part of It” the first domestic release did not receive much recognition, so he headed back to the drawing board with a follow-up release “Only Jah”. This song received a substantial amount of airplay Internationally and was also featured on the compilation album “New Era Reggae” (Gator/Meditation) which included Dennis Brown, Freddie McGreggor, John Holt, and Mykal Rose amongst others.
In late 1999 Avaran finished his debut album and was to be showcased as a performer on the Midem Music Conference, Caanes France in January 2000 where he shared the stage with Beres Hammond, Half Pint and Rapper Dougie Fresh. Avaran’s performance secured a distribution deal for “Short Rope” in the United States. Avaran then headed to Lyons France where he joined then former Black Uhuru lead singer, Mykal Rose, and together they toured Germany, Holland, and Belgium. In 2007, Avaran is re-emerged into the reggae forum as evident with his popular single “Let Jah Be Praised” and this was followed up with performances throughout Europe.

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