Paris Toon is the Award-winning lyricist and musical enigma behind Brooklyn born Jazz Soul band Mother’s Favorite Child. He is an extraordinary (soon to be published) poet, composer and producer who never seems to stray for a moment from his forward driven vision of success in the music world.
Paris started out as a hip-hop producer and has done Jazz Soul production and remix work for many different projects during his career. His influences range from Rakim and Stevie Wonder to Sly Stone, Prince and John Lennon. These influences make themselves evident in his compositions and many of the lyrics he writes. As newer artists like D’Angelo, Jill Scott, Adele and Ledisi came about, Paris’s inspiration grew in even broader directions while still holding firmly to musical pioneers from the past. His writing style has taken the genres of Soul, Jazz and R&B to a level unfamiliar to most, provoking intense curiosity and appreciation for the “next phase” of Soul music. With these inspirational forces embedded in his spirit, Paris Toon has set out on the mission to push Mother’s Favorite Child to the front of the music lines.
Paris is the binding force of Jazz Soul collective Mother’s Favorite Child. His passion and “full speed ahead” attitude make it possible for those who work with him to focus on the most important thing; the music. Whether it’s Soul, R&B, Jazz or Funk music, Mother’s Favorite Child is armed with everything it needs to propel honest, raw and timeless music to the masses.