Avaran’s first stage show was in July of 1997 when he opened for the late famed African reggae star Lucky Dube, it was this same year the humble beginnings of “Short Rope” began taking shape. In October 1997, Avaran opened for The Xterminator Family . Jah Messenjah Luciano, Sizzla Kolonji and Mikey General , at the Cameo theatre on Miami Beach, Florida, the response was explosive to this new talent.

In the spring of 1998, Avaran shared the stage with The fireman Capleton, Anthony B, and Yami Bolo. In 1999 Avaran again shared the stage with reggaes greats, Dennis Brown, Freddie McGreggor, Micheal Rose, John Holt, Terry Ganzie and a few others in Miami Florida. Later that year Avaran travelled to Jamaica where he performed on both Heineken tartime stage shows in Kingston and Mandeville, Opening for John holt , Errol Dunkley and many other veterans. In addition, in 1998 Avaran finished the work on his debut album “Short Rope”, Produced by Legendary Karl Pitterson who also worked on Bob Marley’s album of the century “Exodus”.

In January of 2000 got ready to showcase his talent on the Midem Music Conference held in Caanes France.He shared the stage with Beres Hammond , Half Pint and American Rapper Doug E Fresh, this great performance secured a distribution deal for Short Rope in the United States. From there Avaran went on to Lyons France where he met up with Micheal Rose and together they toured through Germany, Holland, and Belgium. These performances helped to secure distribution deals across Europe.

In 2007, Avaran re-emerges recording new music for European producers that had not forgotten this artist and his silky vocal style. In line for production , Pow Pow Movements, Bellville International, V.I. Connections, Zion Gate Music,
Messenjah Music all producing classics. While in France he performed with Daville, European Singer Ras McBean and secured a few solo showcases. In 2009 Avaran entered the Top Hop singing completion which he won and carried home the big prize. He continued recording and travelled again to Europe in 2010 to perform at the Hootananny Brixton in London England, at Cecel Ruebens birthday celebration,from there he headed to France once again where he performed on a few more stage shows before heading back home.

Now Avaran is back in the land of reggae recording brand new hits and as a breath of fresh air he is one of reggae’s
unfounded and unheralded talents. The journey continues…………

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