Machel Montano


Trinidadian Performing & Recording Artists

Date of Birth (DOB): 11/24/74
From: Trinidad and Tobago
Best Known for: The Charismatic lead vocalist of the group Xtatik.

Bio: In 1987 Machel Montano became the youngest performer to win the Caribbean song festival, this came as no suprise to the people of his native Trinidad, he had already won the Junior Monarch contest at the tender age of 9. In 1997 he would also win the Road March King competition in Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival. His band Xtatik has toured the world with it's entergetic soca music, and won fans all over. Their debut album in 1986 was titled to young to soca, he appeared the following year on the U.S. televsion show Star Search. He has continued to release hit songs every year such as "Big Truck", "The Water", "Toro Toro", in 1999 he released a duet with a popular East-Indian/Trinidadian singer Drupatee titled "Real Unity" urging the people of various descent to come together and celebrate their diversity.'s complete profile on Machel Montano
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