Jamaal Minott grew up in Portmore, St Catherine, Jamaica, in a musical family. He started singing at the age of 7 and sang in churches he visited with his mother, who was at the time, an evangelist, she is now a pastor. Later, he started singing in choirs, and became a part of a trio in high school that would perform during special functions.

After college, Jamaal joined the band Purpose in Jamaica, and in 2014 he migrated to the USA.

Jamaal Minott has an eclectic musical taste.

He sings gospel, reggae, Rhythm and Blues and contemporary musical genres.