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The Rapper Prodigy You Need to Know: Matt Ox
Blasting his music since he was only 12 years old, Matt Ox drew the internet’s attention and become a sensation with his fidget spinner music video.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Matthew Grau is more than just a hyperspace star. The 14 years old tween rapper first made a headline through his single called Overwhelming which made him known as the fidget spinner rapper. The music video gained 25 million views and over 10 million listeners on SoundCloud. The young rapper has begun writing his own lyrics since he was eight years young and by the age of 11, he already took it very seriously.
Ox signed a record deal with Warner Bros Records where other talented rappers are at, such as PartyNextDoor, Lil Pump, iLoveMakonnen, and MadeinTYO. Through his label, Ox released his debut album called Ox with 11 songs in total and none coming in at more than three minutes and three features. The album is produced by Working on Dying, the Philly production crew who have shaped for the majority of Ox’s works.
During his interview with French Plug, he admitted that he has a lot of other projects on his list which one of them has been released on March 10th, called Push Start featuring Warhol.Ss and produced by F1lthy x Purple K by S.S Radio. Early this year, the Death Note’s fan came to Paris for Slam Jam’s showroom where he opened and closed the show.
The young blood sure is obsessed at what he does and definitely talented for it. Read more about him on Letter F.
Writer: Windyannisa Cindrati
Editor: Olivia Elena Hakim
Photos courtesy of Heightline, Fader, and XXL Magazine.