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Artist Biography For Mata

There Is More Than One Artist With This Name 1 Michał Matczak Born 14 July 2000 In Wrocław Poland Known Professionally As Mata Is A Polish Rapper Vocalist And Songwriter. In October 2018 He Released The Concept Album Fumar Mata Which Was Then Also Released In April 2019 As A Mini-Album. On December 11 2019 The Music Video For His Single "Patointeligencja" Was Published On YouTube Via SBM Label Record Company. Within A Few Days The Song Was Listened To Almost 10 Million Times. The Content Of The Song Was Commented On In The Nationwide Media Mainly Due To The Text Of The Song Describing The Behaviour Of Children And Young People From Good Homes Incl. The Use Of Psychoactive Substances Including Hard Drugs And Addiction To Them Continuing To Drink Alcohol At School Including In Class Recruitment For The World's Best Universities Suicides Or Unplanned Teenage Pregnancies. The Piece Caused Controversy Meeting With Criticism Among Others Management Of Batory High School Due To The Use Of The School Image In The Music Video For The Song. In Turn The Alumni Association In The Issued Statement Drew Attention To The Positive Aspect Of Starting A Discussion Around An Important Problem In Reaction To The Work Of One Of The High School Graduates. Mata Was Appreciated By Placing His Work In The Playlist And On The Cover Of Tidal Rising Global. A Few Days After The Publication "Patointeligencja" Was Used By Journalists Of The State-Owned Polish Television To Criticize Polish Judges Also Marcin Matczak The Rapper's Father Denouncing The Government And Supporting The Judges Side In 2015 Polish Constitutional Court Crisis And In The Ongoing Polish Supreme Court Crisis In The Reportage Titled "Rebellion Of Judge's Caste" By Konrad Wąż Aired On December 15 2019 In The Main Evening Edition Of Wiadomości Poland's Chief News Program. On January 18 2020 Mata Released His Debut Studio Album 100 Dni Do Matury Which Was Certified Triple Platinum. The Album Was Rated By Music Critics As "a Decent Disc With Really Good Moments" And "a Successful Debut" Although It Was Also Met With Less Enthusiastic Reviews. Critics Pointed To The Noticeable Influence Of Taco Hemingway. In September 2020 He Received Four Statuettes In The Hip-Hop Industry Competition Popkillerzy In Categories "Discovery Of The Year" And "Single Of The Year". 2 James D. Hunter Better Known As Mata Pronounced May-Tah Was Born In The Heart Of Detroit Michigan Mata Had A Very Rough Child Hood Being That His Father Died When He Was Only Nine Months Old. At The Age Of Nine Mata's Mom Decided To Move Closer To Her Father As A Tragic Event Happened With Mata's Grandfather Which Lead To Mata And Family Arriving In Selma Alabama. In The Streets Of Selma Alabama Mata Ran With His Older Brother Ro Who Showed Him Everything Needed To Survive In The Streets And Was Very Close With Mata But One Day When Mata Was 14 His Brother Committed A Murder In Which He Was Sentenced To 18 Years In The State Penitentiary. Not Only Did He Lose His Brother But The Person His Brother Killed Was A Very Close Friend Of Mata's In One Day Mata Lost Two People That Were Major Influences In His Life. Mata Left With Being The Only Male Figure And Nobody To Look Up Too He Turns To A Pad And A Pen Writing Lyrics About His Life And Struggles Then He Started To Rap In Class At School In The Cafeteria And People Would Gather Around & Just Listen To Mata. Feeling He Had A Gift To Rap Mata Formed A Group With A Couple Of Classmates Called 5th Element And Got Signed To A Local Label Called A.T.L.A.S.S. Records Which Was Ran By Derrick Moore Doing Lots Of Talent Shows & Got Known Around Selma But Never Dropped An Album. Mata Was Sidetracked By Everything That Was Going On Outside Of School And His Music Getting Caught In The Gang Life With His Best Friends Gunt 1/3 & V Dunning Mata Having To Move In With His Sister Because His Mom Couldn't Put Up With It. Skipping School And Hanging Out Late Caused Mata To Miss A Lot School But Still Getting His Work Done And Graduating With An Advanced Diploma. Was Even In School Choir But Had An Altercation With The Choir Director Of The School. Afetr Graduation Mata Went To Alabama A&M In Huntsville AL On Scholarship And Met His Friend Darin Aka Killa Which Led To The Beginning Of Mata's Real Career In The Music Industry. Killa Introduced Mata To Cory Parham Aka C.P. Da Dream. At First C.P. Signed Mata To 3C Records But After Differences With His Partner Jeff C.P. Left To Form His Own Label Slow Motion Sounds Bring A Long Mata As His Flagship Artists Which Led To Mata Dropping His Debut Album L.I.F.E... Based On A True Story. From Then On Mata Has Put In Work Releasing Mixtapes Appearing A Long With Label Mates On Compilation Albums Performing With His Group X.O. And Helping Build A Big Buzz All Around The Tennessee Valley. Still Running The Streets Mata Caught A Couple Of Cases On Drug Related Charges & Other Minor Charges. Luckily Mata Got Out Of Jail On The Day His Son Was Born Realzing That He Needed To Slow Down Taking It As A Sign From Above For Mata To Get His Shit Together. Mata Was Always Thankful Just To Be In The Postion That He Was In Because He Started Off With Nothing So Anything He Got Was Plenty. Now Mata Teamed Up With Jhi-Ali & Gunt 1/3 To Form The Triple-Threat Group X.O. Have Been Seeing Local Success From New Songs Guap & Errday Produced By Zaytoven And Also Getting Worldwide Attention From The New Paper Route Recordz Super-Group Hood Headlinaz With Members Mata Jhi-Ali Gunt 1/3 Mali Boi & Money Addict Which Has Landed A Article In The 150th Collector's Issue Of URB Magazine. The Movement Is Coming On Strong From Alabama With New Artists Popping Up Everyday And Mata Is Gonna Be At The Forefront Of It All When Alabama Rises To The Top In 2008!

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