Machel Montano was born on 24 November 1974 in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Montano’s musical career began in 1982 at the age of 7 and he formed his own band ‘Pranasonic Express’ at the age of 9.  In 1985 he released his debut album “Too Young To Soca” and it was an instant hit. In 1986, young Montano appeared on the popular TV show ‘Star Search’ bringing soca music to US national television. In 1987, Machel took 2nd place in the Trinidad & Tobago National Song Writer’s Festival with his song, “Dream Girl” and he was also the winner of the Caribbean Song Festival which was held in Barbados. He was the first Trinidadian and youngest to ever win this prestigious contest. In 2009, Montano released his album, “Heavenly Drum” which had a fresh sound and included songs like “Mesmerize”, “Fly Away”, “Pray” among others. Some of the more popular songs were premiered at the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival which included “Push Bumpers”, “Block to Block” and “Won’t Stop.”

Music Releases - Machel Montano

Bitter Riddim

BITTER RIDDIM – STADIC MUSIC

BITTER RIDDIM (SOCA) - STADIC MUSIC 2015 Tracklist: Bunji Garlin - Do It Fay-Ann Lyons - Drift Machel Montano - Losing It Sekon…
Komess Riddim

KOMESS RIDDIM – TEAM FOXX

KOMESS RIDDIM - TEAM FOXX 2020 Tracklist: Motto & Bunji Garlin & Team Foxx - Break A Branch Machel Montano & Team Foxx…
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FREE UP RIDDIM – TRAVIS WORLD

FREE UP RIDDIM - TRAVIS WORLD 2020 TRACKLIST: Machel Montano & Salty - Boss Wine Nailah Blackman - Oil Drum Konshens - Bad…
The Tar Riddim

THE TAR RIDDIM – YTM RECORDZ

THE TAR RIDDIM - YTM RECORDZ 2020 TRACKLIST: Mr Legz - Oye Oye Machel Montano & Problem Child - Facts YTM Recordz - The Tar…
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HOLD YUH RIDDIM

Hold Yuh Riddim 2010 Tracklist: 1. Barrington Levy & Shaggy - Only You 2. Buju Banton & Vybz Kartel - Gyptian - Hold Yuh (Remix) 3. Dub…
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FLATTEN RIDDIM – STUDIO 758

FLATTEN RIDDIM (SOCA) - STUDIO 758 2014 Tracklist: Machel Montano - Rough It Up Skinny Fabulous - Flatten Dyp - Mad Party Studio…