Mateo duets with Dawn Richard on the passionate remix to “Fool for You,” set to appear on his Love and Stadiums II EP, due December 6. The R&B singer-songwriter sets off sparks with the Dirty Money diva, who adds her sweet vocals to the rock-tinged ballad. Get lost in their love.
Love escapes Mateo in the video for “Say It’s So,” his debut single featuring vocals from Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz. The Cincinnati-bred singer-songwriter passes by a mystery woman on the Brooklyn Bridge and stares out from a window overlooking the NYC skyline. Will he find what he’s looking for? Mateo’s EP Love and Stadiums will be released to iTunes on December 6 via Kerry “Krucial” Brothers’ label Krucial Noise.
Mateo searches for love in the Big Apple in the video for “Say It’s So,” his single featuring vocals from Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz. In the trailer, the singer-songwriter passes by a mystery woman on the Brooklyn Bridge and stares out from a window overlooking the NYC skyline. Mateo is readying his EP Love and Stadiums for release on Kerry “Krucial” Brothers’ label Krucial Noise.
Mateo gave concertgoers a peek into the future of R&B at his headlining show at The Roxy in West Hollywood on Thursday night (Oct. 20). The R&B singer-songwriter, who will release his debut album on Kerry “Krucial” Brothers’ label Krucial Noise, performed a nearly hour-long set following openers Dawn Richard and Stacy Barthe.
“This is not only my time, it’s our time,” he told the packed crowd. “Just persevere and keep it going.”
While seated at his glowing piano with an illuminated “M” behind him, Mateo impressed with cuts off his latest mixtape Love & Stadiums, debuted new material from his upcoming album, and thrilled with covers of Kanye West’s “Power” and Chris Brown’s “Beautiful People.”
He closed with Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” and his Alicia Keys-assisted single “Say It’s So,” as a roomful of new fans looked on.
It’s almost showtime. Mateo gives us the third installment in his video diary series before his big show tonight at The Roxy in West Hollywood. The R&B singer, who is signed to Kerry “Krucial” Brothers’ label Krucial Noise, teases with some of the material he will be showcasing including his single “Say Its So” featuring Alicia Keys. Dirty Money’s Dawn Richard and Stacy Barthe will also hit the stage. Get ready L.A.
Mateo continues on his journey to his co-headlining show with Dawn Richard at The Roxy. In the second installment of his “Road to The Roxy” series, R&B’s rising star calls up the Dirty Money singer while driving to rehearsals. But he gets caught in a lie when his navigation system announces his true location.
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Take a peek into the future of R&B when Mateo and Dawn Richard co-headline a show at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood next month. Mateo, whose single “Say Its So” features appearances from Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz, is working on his debut with Kerry “Krucial” Brothers. Dirty Money diva Dawn is prepping her conceptual solo album GoldenHeart, with the first single expected later this fall. Get your tickets to see them perform live in an intimate setting on October 20. Mateo gears up for the gig and previews new music in his first “Road to The Roxy” webisode, below.
Mateo hopes to achieve stadium status on his new mixtape Love & Stadiums, presented by producer Kerry “Krucial” Brothers and Krucial Noise. The R&B newcomer serves up 17 tracks for listeners, boasting reinterpretations of Kanye West’s “POWER,” Lil Wayne’s “A Milli,” Nicki Minaj’s “Right Thru Me,” and Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance.” Guest appearances include Pusha T, Kardinal Offishall, Ab-Liva, and Goapele.
“I don’t necessarily want to sing the song over the beat that someone else did—I want to infuse my own style into it,” Mateo explained at his mixtape listening session earlier this month.
Find out why Mateo is worthy of all the buzz by downloading his mixtape below.