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Birth NameAntoinette Clinton
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Butterscotch is a singer/songwriter/musician who incorporates beatboxing into her compositions with instruments she plays, including the piano, flute, saxophone, bass and guitar. She is heavily influenced by jazz, classical, hip hop and R&B artists ranging from Frederic Chopin to John Coltrane to Stevie Wonder. After high school she was accepted into the music program at California State University Sacramento as a Classical Piano Major but after a couple years she was touring so much and decided to pursue her dreams of making it in the musical world.

Now Butterscotch is an internationally recognized vocal artist, most popularly known from her appearance on NBC's "America's Got Talent" as a finalist. Ellen DeGeneres was so impressed with her skills she invited Butterscotch to perform on her show where she amazed the crowd singing, playing the piano and beatboxing. Prior to America's Got Talent, Butterscotch claimed titles as both the first International World Female Beatbox Champion and the West Coast Beatbox Champion for both genders. Butterscotch has made such an impact on young women, she was even the inspiration of a teenage girl to be transformed into a beatboxer on MTV's MADE and also performed on Tyra Banks show encouraging another young talented female beatboxer to continue working to be on top.

Butterscotch has toured with Mike Patton's Peeping Tom and his newest project with Dan the Automator called Crudo. She has opened up for Wyclef Jean, Will.I.AM, Fishbone and many more. Last summer Butterscotch received the honor to record with the legendary bass trio Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten on their album and is also guest artist on the George Benson project, "Songs & Stories".

Butterscotch has performed all over the United States in venues as large as San Francisco's Great American Music Hall and as small as giving a beatbox workshop to inner-city kids in Louisville, Kentucky. She has toured in Australia, Germany and Hong Kong and continues to live her dream of touching the world with her music.

Butterscotch has performed all around the world in the US, Australia, Germany and Hong Kong and continues to live her dream of touching the world with her music.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Butterscotch Management

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