Matthew Musto an independent hip-hop and R&B singer-songwriter from Florida, recording under the name Blackbear.
Matthew Musto an independent hip-hop and R&B singer-songwriter from Florida, recording under the name Blackbear. He began his career writing music for some of the biggest artists including Justin Bieber’s ‘Boyfriend’, and became one of the first independent artists to monetise off streaming with Soundcloud. In 2015, he came out with his first full length album, ‘Deadroses’, a self-released 10 track album mixing together genres and sounds to create vibrant and emotional music. The title track ‘Idfc’ held position on the Billboard R&B charts for over a year. In 2016, Musto released his fourth and fifth EPs, ‘Drink Bleach’ and ‘Cashmere Noose’ Eps. By the end of the year Musto was recruited by alternative rock band Linkin Park for additional production on their seventh studio album ‘One More Light’. Now in 2017, recording artist collaborated with long-time friend Mike Posner to form the duo Mansionz, and released a self-titled album, charting at 67 on the US Billboard 200. In April, Musto released his fourth studio album ‘Digital Druglord’, and embarked on a sold-out tour of the USA.