October 31, 1974 - June 24, 2007 Summer 2006 saw Natasja win Irie FM’s influential “Big Break” contest in Jamaica. 700 contestants, 12 finalists – but only one winner. She was the first non-Jamaican ever to win the contest. Born in Copenhagen 1974, Natasja grew up listening to her mother's collection of Dennis Brown and Bob Marley records. This would mark the early steps in a life filled with music.