Awarded " Radio Canada Artiste Révélation 2020-2021" category “World Music” 2020-2021. "Singer of the year 2020" at Canada Latin Awards & Nominated at l'ADISQ Album of the year category "World Music".
MATEO expresses both a globalist pop-rock culture and an inspired mix of Afro-Latin music rooted in Colombian, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Afro Beat, and Nuyorican music. Presented by Azul Rojo Music Label, the Montreal based singer, lyricist, and composer defines in his own way what a modern-day Spanish-speaking artist can express in the NOW, wherever he is.
Since his arrival in Montreal at the age of 19, Mateo has conquered the local scene with moving energy and emotional passion. Mateo is an emerging artist from the Afro-Latin “NEW VIBE” scene.
Mateo has been showcasing his talent at numerous venues as Montreal International Jazz Festival, Canada Day, Mundial Montreal, Festival Nuits d'Afrique, La Place des Arts de Montreal, SOFAR Sounds (etc)
On February 14, 2020, Mateo is backed by a 6 piece band and launches his long-awaited solo project :
EP MATEO “VENGO DE FRENTE” (link).