Hip-Hop / Rap
Young M.A had one of the hottest records of 2016 with her single, “OOOUUU,” which has amassed over 61.2 million SoundCloud streams and 145 million YouTube plays in 8 months and recently earned the RIAA 2x Multi-Platinum Award. With the record tearing up the clubs, M.A has gained the support of many industry heavyweights with artists such as Beyonce, Jay-Z, T.I., Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Jadakiss, Cardi B, Jim Jones, French Montana, FunkMaster Flex, amongst others, championing the record.
M.A first stormed onto the music scene with what’s now over 7.7 million YouTube, and 68M+ Facebook views on her “Brooklyn Chiraq Freestyle” video. The 24-year old MC from Brooklyn, NY is poised to have a break out year. M.A released her ’SleepWalkin’ project in late 2015, as a free download on Datpiff. ’SleepWalkin’ has been viewed over 557K times, with over 217,000 streams at Datpiff. In support of the project, she sold out her lone NYC release show at Webster Hall.
Already amassing over 2M+ followers on Instagram; 865K on Facebook; 60 Million plus SoundCloud streams; 180 million YouTube views; several music videos receiving over 6M+ views; and over 1,500 online shop orders in her first month of retail merchandise operations, few young artists are making such an impact. M.A is living out loud and proud with no fear of judgement, her music is clearly standing out.
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