How Did Rapper MattyB Get His Start in the Music Business?


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MattyB gained notoriety by having his cousin Mars, also a rapper, post videos of him rapping on YouTube. Their first post featured a 7-year-old MattyB rapping “Eenie Meenie,” a song Mars helped him write. The video received more than 500,000 views in its first week.

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Upon developing an interest in rap, MattyB began taking hip hop dance lessons at the age of 5, reports IMDb.com. MattyB, whose hometown is Suwanee, Georgia, works with a voice coach who also taught Justin Bieber and Usher, confirms Kidzworld. MattyB’s YouTube channel boasts over 5 million subscribers and more than 1.5 billion total views as of 2015.

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