No Phear Bio
No Phear is an up and coming reggae/dancehall artist who hails from St. Ann Jamaica. As a child growing up No Phear lived predominantly in Jamaica, but did live in the Cayman Islands for a few years which exposed him to calypso, chutney, dub junkanoo as well as Dancehall. No Phear was surrounded by the sounds of the songs from the Motown era. Marvin Gaye and The Temptations are a few of the artist that could be heard regularly in his home. No Phear also was exposed to gospel at an early age. No Phear attended his family’s Pentecostal church while residing in Jamaica. He sang in the youth choir and later went on to play drums in the church band.
No Phear first appeared on the reggae/dancehall scene in 1998 as a member of the Slata crew. Slata crew was comprised of No Phear and 3 additional members who are all native Jamaicans. The 4 talented members all resided in the Newark, NJ area. The crew enjoyed much success on the local reggae scene. Slata crew had a loyal fan base. The slata crew could often be heard on many local radio shows, performed at all local reggae venues and was often the feature act in showcases and talent shows. After completing an independent album and enjoying much success with the crew, No Phear decided to embark on a solo career. As a solo artist No Phear has enjoyed a greater level of success. His solo project achieved much notoriety on the underground reggae scene. No Phear was able to move several thousand units with no major distribution. His creativity is uninhibited and his true talents are undeniable! His raw lyrics and unique sound puts No Phear in a class by himself.
No Phear has worked with many local producers including Sha from Da beat shop, Super Shane of Rock Star entertainment and Phillip Smart. Phillip has worked with well know reggae artist such as Shaggy and Wayne Wonder. No Phear has worked with local rapper ‘’CF” Constant Flow of Jersey city, NJ. No Phear can be heard on DJ Tsunami mixed tape Money Well Spent volume 3. No Phear has a track entitled My Time featured on the compilation CD “Wine Riddim” done by Lenox Lawrence of Good Look records. The Tune My time has also received some exposure in the European markets. No Phear has created the tune “Da Weh Deh” for the Black Blingas dance group. This song is in regular rotation in all of the Jamaican markets. No Phear is currently in the recording studio working on his second album.
Most recently No Phear has been collaborating with local producer “Showtime”. Showtime is an up and coming producer who has an incredible ear for music. Showtime utilizes lots of strings and rare drum beats in his tracks. No Phear and Showtime together are definitely a force to be reckoned with. The new dynamic duo! No Phear’s musical influences include the great Bob Marley, Buju Banton, Shabba Ranks, Beres Hammond, Mahalia Jackson and Teddy Pendergrass. No Phear is an avid music lover who embraces all genres of music. "No Phear" is one of the few dance hall artist who can capture an old school vibe and make it feel refreshingly new. No Phear is an avid sports lover, enjoys the outdoors and is an excellent cook! Of course his native Caribbean dishes being his specialty!
|POSTED BY: nophear||POSTED ON: 19 Apr 2010 04:24 PM|
ATLANTA, GA. April 19, 2010. Time Zone International Records announces its “Win a Trip to Jamaica with No Phear” raffle in which loyal No Phear fans have the opportunity to win a trip to Jamaica to celebrate the success of No Phear’s album, I Stand Alone, with the reggae/hip hop artist. 25,000 No Phear fans will be entered for their chance to win the trip by submitting proofs of purchase or download of I Stand Alone. The CD can be purchased from Amazon or downloaded at iTunes, Rhapsody, eMusic or Amazon Mp3.
“I Stand Alone has already been well-received. And to celebrate the album’s success and thank my fans for their support, my label decided to sponsor a trip to my native Jamaica for one lucky fan and a guest,” No Phear explained.
“We are proud to offer this fantastic opportunity for No Phear’s fans to be a part of the I Stand Alone celebration. This raffle offers the first 25,000 of No Phear’s most loyal supporters the chance to party in Jamaica with the popular reggae/hip hop artist,” stated a representative from Time Zone International Records. “With the release of I Stand Alone, we believe No Phear has truly created something for every music fan to listen to,” he said. “Hearing the innovative fusion of reggae, hip hop, dancehall and rap on I Stand Alone and then having an opportunity to win a trip to No Phear’s native Jamaica is music lover’s dream. We are thrilled to be making this offer to all of his fans.”
Time Zone International Records is offering the winner and a guest round-trip airfare for two to Jamaica, a five day/four night stay in a fabulous Jamaican hotel, all meals and selected entertainment and plenty of time to socialize with No Phear. However, only the first 25,000 fans to submit proofs of purchase or download will be entered in the raffle.
To enter, No Phear fans can purchase the CD on Amazon or download it from iTunes, Rhapsody, eMusic or Amazon Mp3. Then, they just need to electronically submit proof of purchase to email@example.com. Each correctly submitted proof of purchase creates one entry in the raffle. The sweepstakes is available until 25,000 entries have been received, and all participants must be at least 18 years or older to be eligible to enter the raffle.
No Phear will randomly select the winning entry. The winning No Phear fan will be notified via email by Time Zone International Records and will also be announced on No Phear’s Twitter page, No Phear’s ReverbNation page and No Phear’s Dub and Reggae page. If they would prefer, Jamaican residents may elect to receive the value of the trip.
Time Zone International Records: firstname.lastname@example.org
Management/booking contacts: Marlon Calder 770-866-8755
Electronic Press Kit: http://tinyurl.com/nophearpresskit
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|POSTED BY: radioindy||POSTED ON: 19 Dec 2009 07:18 PM|
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|POSTED BY: momof5pacs||POSTED ON: 03 Dec 2009 07:44 PM|
"I Stand Alone" by up and coming Reggae/Dancehall artist No Phear is very fitting for the modern, more urban turn that both the Reggae and Dancehall genres are making these days. This album makes use of fresh Hip-Hop beats while the artist raps in his native Jamaican dialect or patois. The deep and slow track "Mama Love" is inspired by the artist's mother and while it is very emotional, it sticks to the solid beats. "Da Wah Dah" is a very danceable dancehall track featuring artists Marlon and Pink Bling that will make the listener want to play it over and over again because of its catchy hook. "Eyez On Me" is another dancehall tune, reminiscent of Sean Paul, that makes an innovative use of voice machine effects over a progressive beat; it's impossible to not move at least one part of your body when this track on. The Reggae and Dancehall styles are transforming and this album is a prime, well-done example of that. Warning! This album contains Explicit Content.
-Trent C. and the RadioIndy.com Reviewer Team
|POSTED BY: radioindy||POSTED ON: 23 Nov 2009 07:13 PM|
No Phear: I Stand Alone
|POSTED BY: nophear||POSTED ON: 13 Nov 2009 08:11 PM|
The wait is over! The highly anticipated sophomore project from Reggae dancehall artist No Phear entitled “I Stand Alone” is now available on all digital download sites such as ITunes, Emusic, Rhapsody and Amazon.
TO BUY PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW THE FIRST ONE WILL TAKE YOU TO ITUNES AND THE OTHER TO LA LA IN WHICH YOU CAN GET THE ALBUM IN BOTH LOCATIONS. I REALLY REALLY REALLY NEED YOUR SUPPORT SO PLEASE IF YOU LIKE MY MUSIC DON’T HESITATE TO BUY IT IT'S GREAT FEEL GOOD MUSIC SO BUY IT AND THANK YOU IN ADVANCE GOD BLESSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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HERE IS THE LINK FOR PHYSICAL CD AT AMAZON ON DEMAND