Matt Ox is Philadelphia’s leading preteen viral rap star, who made it big with over 10 million spins on SoundCloud. With his band called the OX Gang, the young bull Matt Ox managed to attract a whopping 2 million viewers in just a few weeks thanks to his amazing rap skills.
The white boy, who was speculated to be a member of the hip-hop band Working on Dying, was able to develop his rap skills in a very short time to meet his burning desire for the music genre. So far he has released five singles, including Low Key, This N That, Michael Myers, Big Enuff, and Pockets Overflowing.
Matt Ox – Wiki, Age
Matt was born on 13 December 2004 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. He grew up in the Lawncrest district of northeastern Philadelphia with his mother Laurel after his father committed suicide after a mental illness. At that time Ox was only two years old.
Even as a toddler, Matt was already a public figure thanks to his appearance. He has been featured in popular magazines and media such as the New York Times, XXLMag, and many others. His passion for music probably started with his uncle, who usually takes him to the studio. He was also inspired by great artists like Eminem and Marilyn Manson, and today Matt has become a young, dynamic musician with undeniable rap skills.
Matt started writing his own raps at the age of 8 and at 11 he started his music career with a lot of dedication. As a result, he was able to release his very first album, Pretty Penny, in January 2017. He was also able to work with rappers and singers like Chxpo, Lil Tracy, and Swami Mags.
In addition, Matt Ox has worked with renowned producers such as OogieMane and Forza, who helped him make his track – Low Key a success. The title was released in February 2017 and songs like Michael Myers, This N That and Problem Child followed. Today, the young rapper is best known for his viral hit single Overwhelming, which was played over 10,000 times on SoundCloud for the first time. His music video, directed by the Public Cinema Club (Pipus & Kendra), was also viewed over 19 million times on YouTube. In addition, she attracted a great deal of attention from publications such as the New York Times and XXL magazine.
In September 2017, the young viral artist signed with the popular American entertainment company Warner Bros. Records, best known as the home of great artists such as iLoveMakonnen, PartyNextDoor, Lil Pump and MadeinTYO. Matt has also released beautiful titles like Youngest Coming Up and Messages with the record label. His latest songs include Athlete, Yeah Yeah, and Deposits.
Matt Ox’s Mom
Although there is no information about his siblings, details about him indicate that he is home-schooled and his career as a rap artist is likely to be supported and sponsored by his own mother. In an interview with some media channels, the young rapper revealed that his success in his career would not have been possible without a guild with his mother Laurel.
Since Matt is exceptionally good at hip-hop, trap rap, cloud rap, he has a growing net worth of about $1,500,000. His last song “Overwhelming”, which was released in 2017, helped to increase his fame and also made him richer. Recently the young rapper turned down contracts with Meek Mill (Dream Chasers Records) and Lil Uzi Vert (Generation Now). According to reports, Matt refused a contract with Meek Mill mainly because he wanted people to talk about him and not about the king of Philadelphia. In September 2017 she performed alongside the rapper Chief Keef in Los Angeles.
Other Facts About Matt Ox
- Apart from his music career, Matt is a businessman. He sells T-shirts through the Working on Dying website. He also heads the Oxgang crew.
- Although he is still growing, Matt is about 5 feet tall. He believes that he is mentally older than most people who are older than himself. In his Twitter account, he encouraged people not to underestimate his abilities because of his age, “because mentally I am older than many people in reality!
- Apart from being a young rap prodigy, Matt Ox is a normal kid. He is often seen helping his mother with some housework while he continues his education.
- Matt admits that he has a lot of haters. In an interview with Noisey in September 2017, the rapper said that he really doesn’t care about people’s feelings for him as long as he earns his money every day.