ChuckFendaisan international recording artist with a successful career transcendingnearly threedecades, growing from an early age impersonating his favorite musicians toan establishedartist with chart-topping singles and sold-out performances.
BornLeshornWhitehead, International Reggae Artist ChuckFendawas born in Brooklyn,NY, andraised in the St. Catherine parish of Jamaica. During his early career travelingbetween Jamaicaand NYC to hone his skills as an artist, his debut single, “Jah, It’s all about you,” was releasedin 1997 under the tutelage of King Jimmy. ChuckFendacontinued his monumental risein reggae music globally with hits like “I Swear,” “Life Ruff OutDeh,” and the #1 hit, “AreYou ComingOver Tonight?” which remained in the Top 30 for 26 weeks. ChuckFendais a prolific reggae artist focused on creating music that continues the true essence of the music originating in the streets of Jamaica. Introducing himself to the world as a consciousand spiritual artist, he has established himself as a strong force in the global music scenerooted in his authentic representation of Jamaica and his Rastafarian way of life.
Dubbed the “Poor People Defender” by his peers, he also has a passion for helping the youth, shownthrough his establishment of the ChuckFendaFoundation to give back to the youthin hishome, Jamaica. His music is grounded in his Rastafarian beliefs and is meant to bring upliftingmessages to its listeners. In his 2007 release, “Living Fire,” he displayedhis “afromantic” style of glorifying Black women, most evident in the chart topping, “Are You Coming OverTonight?” featuringCherineAnderson.
With an impressive career, including performances at Sting, Rebel Salute, and many other international stages, he garners global appeal that has earned him fans worldwide. In a strategic moveto facilitate greater independence and control over his career, leveraging experienceto establishhis management, recording, and booking label, “Living Fire.” In 2022, ChuckFendaembarked on the “Eternal Fire” tour across the northeast andmidwest of theUnited States, performing to full-capacity crowds at every stop, culminating witha performanceat the 33rd Annual Boston Freedom Rally, the largest Cannabis rally inthe northeast, which welcomed a crowd of nearly 100,000 people.
His forthcoming album, also entitled “Eternal Fire,” will feature recent hits like “One Burner,” “Eternal Fire,” and “You Saved Me.” Through his establishment of “Living Fire Records” and his high-energy performances, he is poised to embark on a mission to reignite authentic reggae music globally.