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Sounds Like: BeresHammond, Steel Pulse, Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, SOJA
Label: Gwarn International Records
Manager: Pato Banton
Bio: “A Pato Banton concert is an event not to be missed and an experience not to be forgotten.”
Positive Vibrations abound with a beat to keep you on your dancing feet, while Pato delivers a message that is food for the mind and soul. Many have said that the positivity generated from the stage has c...See Full Bio
“Pato Banton enjoyed success on the U.K. and European charts in the mid-1990s with a cover of Eddy Grant's "Baby Come Back." The song led to collaborations with Sting and Jimmy Nail, but Banton calls those years the "most miserable" time in his career. "The songs that the record company pushed me to sing at that time, they didn't really mean anything to me," he explained. "And the more success I had, the more I was asked to be involved in nonsensical things, and the more media wanted to pull on me for interviews that had nothing to do with what I was really about. They wanted to hear something scandalous (rather) than to hear about what direction I was taking in my life and what meant something to me." Banton separated from his record label and returned to what he calls the "fringe," singing reggae music with a positive and spiritual message. Read more: http://qctimes.com/entertainment/article_f9f139e4-a57e-11df-9394-001cc4c03286.html#ixzz1VJEsKo9k ”