Pop and R&B soul singer and songwriter known by the stage name Mateo who garnered attention following the release of his fourth mix tape Love & Stadiums and his debut single "Say It's So" off his EP Love & Stadiums II.
His first three mix tapes were presented as three chapters of a trilogy by the title of Underneath the Sky.
Alicia Keys provided additional vocals for his debut single "Say It's So."
He signed with MySpace Racords before leaving them in 2010. He found a new label shortly after, signing with Krucial Noise.
He was born in Cincinnati before working in New York City and moving to Los Angeles. His family is musically inclined with a grandfather who played the jazz and session guitar and a grandmother who was a singer.
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