Matt U Johnson
Singer, Songwriter, Performer
Pop, R&B, Hip Hop and Reggae- Dancehall along with EDM
With roots in the Caribbean nation of Jamaica and his Birthright in Staten Island, New York, Matt U brings a new and improved flavor to the music industry. His lyrical singing style is unique, blending solid elements of Pop, R&B, Hip Hop and Reggae- Dancehall along with EDM. The sounds are dynamically irresistible creating an atmosphere of get up jump, move your body and feet or sit back and relax allowing the conscious lyrics to transcend and take you to another place.
This college educated youth on two continents, with a B.A. in Music and the advance knowledge of the ins and outs of the music industry has the desire and passion to succeed in creating music that will grow and build throughout the 21ft century.
Matt U has done both musical and modeling shows in New York City, the Southwest, United States, Canada and in various countries in Europe; He has walked down the runways for the legendary Wilhelmina modeling agency at the Mercedes-Benz fashion show on Fashion Week. He has had an interview with R&B singer Ashanti. Also being interviewed by New York 1 News channel, as well as been in the pioneer showcase of CTV a local cable television network in New York. Matt U has made appearances at such venues as the Madison square garden film festival, the Apollo Theater in Harlem and MTV's total request live show, and the world-famous Sugar bar, Neon Desert music festival, Minerpalooza Festival, & more.
He has opened up for and worked with Reggae Super Stars Buju Banton, I-Wayne, Hip Hop artist's Mann, Cash Out, Jazz Cartier, Choclair, Sito Rocks and Pop/EDM Dj Kshmr & Latin Grammy nominee Christina Eustace at Minerpalooza in front of 35k of people. He appeared in the Grammy Award Winning Band Steel Pulse music video "The Door of No Return" in a cameo scene. Matt U also dabbled in the acting genre. He has acted in The Sophomore which starred motion picture star Bruce Willis, the movie "Fighting", the W.B.'s TV show "Gossip Girl", daytime televisions "One Life to Live", and the film "Nights of Prosperity" doing minor roles, He also has done recruitment commercials for the United States Army that were shown nationwide in 2013-2015.
This strongly driven artist has worked with music producers such as computer Paul Henton, who has produced for established musical talents Akon, Inner Circle & more. Matt also has worked on recent production with producer RiddimofSoul of H20 Phlo , On recently released projects with Hip hop Icon Snoop Dogg & Lebanese Canadian pop sensation Karl Wolf on a tune called Pon Fire. He currently is now doing tour dates with reality star Jibri Bell from 90-day Fiancé. Stay tuned for more from this eclectic driven entertainer.