Lamont “No Behavior” Fraser is an American-Guyanese rapper. He chose to go by Mafmatikz (pronounced Mathematics), because of his love for both Math and Hip-Hop. He is sometimes referenced as No Behavior Fraser. Fraser was raised in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, NY. He has a passion for writing anything from scripts and books, to poems and songs.
Although born in St. John’s Hospital, Mafmatikz was raised in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. Mafmatikz is one of six kids for his mother, a former Guyanese nurse, and one of five kids for his father, who is also Guyanese. Mafmatikz lived in Guyana from a few months old to age five. He went back to live a few more times throughout his youth. Mafmatikz parents divorced while he was a toddler. At both the Marcus Garvey and Lewis H. Latimer Elementary schools, Mafmatikz excelled in class, earning several certificates as an English student. He was nicknamed “No Behavior” because of his many personalities. At the age of 12, he began getting into many fights and constant trouble with the law.
At sixteen, Mafmatikz dropped out of high school and became further involved in crime. After looking at his older friends and the life they were living, Mafmatikz began to change because he did not want to end up like them. A few months after dropping out of high school, Mafmatikz attended Job Corps where he earned his certificate in the Business Office Technology trade. After completing his certificate, Mafmatikz took and passed the General Education Diploma test. The next year he enrolled in college and went on to earn his Associates degree in Business Administration.
Mafmatikz began rapping at the age of twelve. He would entertain people in his junior high school and on his block back in Beford-Stuyvensant. His first rap influencer was the late Notorious B.I.G. Mafmatikz was even more influenced later by 2pac, AZ, Nas, Big L, Lauryn Hill, Jay-Z, Lil’Kim, 50 Cent, D-Block, and Foxy Brown. He also reference a few artists of other genres of being his idols – Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Sade, Billie Holiday, Indie Arie, Alicia Keys, Buju Banton, Beres Hammond, and Bob Marley. Mafmatikz continues to write and record his songs. At times he would go by “No Behavior Fraser.” Sometimes he remixes songs from commercial artists and collaborates with unsigned rappers and singers throughout the five Burroughs of New York City. Mafmatikz favorite collaboration track is “Dear Nikki” where he collaborates with Kat Webb, an unsigned Jazz/Neo Soul singer. Avid listeners can always contact Mafmatikz and listen to his tracks via his webpages listed below.
Reverbnation - http://www.reverbnation.com/mafmatikz
Youtube - http://www.youtube.com/user/GuyanaKamikaze
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mafmatikz/228776647148172
Twitter - http://twitter.com/Mafmatikz
Big Score – 2011
The Rising of A Tyrant – 2012