|THE WIZARD is the hottest producer, singer/songwriter out of Jamaica. Become spellbound by this female sensation.
Born Nastassja Hammond April 10, 1987 to reggae royalty, The Wizard is the daughter of reggae giant Beres Hammond. At the tender age of six years old, The Wizard started singing harmonies to every song she heard in the studio from her father and on the radio and made her first beat at the age of 10. The Wizard is a drum major and also uses the keyboard and the bass guitar as her instruments.
At the age of 17, The Wizard’s production and songwriting skills caught the ear of her cousin, reggae star Courtney John, who was so intrigued by what he heard that he immediately started mentoring and working with her.
The Wizard has produced and remixed for superstars Nelly Furtado, Michael Franti, andFefe Dobson, as well as many of reggae’s greats such as Beenie Man & Marcia Griffiths.
2011 was a major year for the 25 year old triple threat, The Wizard scored and produced 26 songs for Season 2 of the Caribbean’s number 1 dance show IN THE DANCE as well as having the show’s top dance track “Watch It” synced to MTV’s Top rated TV show The Jersey Shore. The Wizard co-wrote and produced seven tracks for Canadian pop star Kreesha Turner’s sophomore album Tropic Electric, and was the only female producer featured on superstar Paulia Rubio’s Latin Billboard number 1 album Brava.
The Wizard is currently working on her project as a solo artist.