Born In: Anaheim, California
Marco Anthony Archer, better known as Phora, is an American rapper. He belongs to the new generation of American musicians who did not need a major record deal to make them famous. He was born and raised in California and had a troublesome childhood that saw him getting associated with notorious people. His family life was far from being perfect and he had a burning pain within him, which he later expressed through his music and lyrics. Once he entered his late teenage years, he started working as a tattoo artist. Following this, he made enough money to buy equipment to make music. He started making music at a tender age and started selling CDs outside clubs and pubs. He also uploaded his music on various social media websites. Gradually, he started gaining attention. In 2011, he established his record label ‘Yours Truly,’ and in 2012, he released his debut album, titled ‘Still a Kid.’ He has released seven rap albums to date and is looking forward to do bigger things in life. In 2017, he announced that he had signed a contract with ‘Warner Bros.’ The same year saw him release the album ‘Yours Truly Forever.’ He released his fourth studio album, 'With Love 2,' in 2020.
Also Known As: Marco Anthony Archer
Born Country: United States
City: Anaheim, California
U.S. State: California
He was fifteen years old then, and this event had a solid impact on his psyche. He realized the value of his life and decided to do something about it. He immediately started training to become a tattoo artist and started afresh. He was successful at his job and then thought about making music. From the money that he earned as a tattoo artist, he bought some equipment and started an amateur record label called ‘Yours Truly,’ and the rest is history.
Phora started making music at home. He drew inspiration from rappers such as Tupac and J.Cole and started turning his traumatic life experiences into lyrics. In 2011, he released raps such as ‘Sick With It,’ ‘Inner City Kids,’ and ‘Payback,’ which earned him a good fan-base. In November 2012, he released his debut rap album, ‘Still a Kid’, under ‘Yours Truly.’
His friend George Orozco joined him in 2014, and took charge of directing his music videos. Their partnership became successful with each of their music videos uploaded on ‘YouTube’ becoming a hit. In 2014, Phora released his first and only EP to date, ‘Nights Like These.’
Phora was romantically linked with Instagrammer Dezyfilms. He was also in a relationship with a girl named Destiny. In 2021, he started dating a girl named Skye.
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