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MattyB live at Gramercy Theatre, New York City, on June 15, 2013.
Birth name Matthew David Morris
Also known as MattyBRaps, MattyB, Matty, Matt
Born January 6, 2003
Georgia, USA
Origin Atlanta, Georgia
Genres Hip hop, rap, pop
Occupations Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, dancer
Years active 2010—present
Labels MattyB, LLC

Matthew David Morris (born January 6, 2003), known as MattyB or MattyBRaps is a twelve year old American YouTube sensation, well known for his cover videos on popular music.

MattyB has released numerous covers and remixes of mainstream music since 2010, when he released his first cover "Eenie Meenie", which gain 500,000 views the week of its release. Since, he has released 90 additional covers and 20 original songs with the help of his producer MarsRaps.

He grew in fame and acknowledgement through 2014 because of collaborations with well-known artists like James Maslow in MattyB's original song Never Too Young, and Maddi Jane in Love Somebody, and has developed a wider and more professional promotion of himself with an official website (, the release of several original songs, and numerous live concerts across the United States.


Matthew David Morris[1][2] was born on January 6, 2003,[3][2] in the state of Georgia, to Tawny and Blake Morris. Raised as a Christian,[4] he resides in Duluth, Georgia,[5] and attends Wesleyan School.[6] [7]

MattyB first became interested in hip hop music at the age of five. He said that he was drawn to the beats and right away wanted to take dance lessons. When his cousin Mars moved in with his family, he listened to Mars' music and rapped his lyrics to him.[1] Mars also helps write and produce MattyB's songs and videos.[8]

Matty's first song with original lyrics was a cover of "I Believe in You", produced by MarsRaps and released on June 22, 2010. Matty's first song available for purchase was a cover of "Just the Way You Are", released on August 11, 2010 featuring Tyler Ward. His first original songs were "Forever and Always" and "Be Right There". In late 2012 he peaked at 11th on the Billboard Social 50 Chart with the music video for "That's the Way", which doubled his fanbase in Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.[9]

Through 2012, MattyB performed on the TODAY Show, The Wendy Williams Show, Dr. Phil Show, Turner Field (Home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team), Six Flags Over Georgia for GirlaPalooza, Centennial Olympic Park for the Buddy Walk, Perez Hilton's birthday party in Los Angeles, and at a Nascar Event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. MattyB has also made several appearances on television, and has been featured on multiple commercials aired on Disney, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and other channels.

MattyB grew in popularity through 2014 releasing original songs such as "Goliath" and "You Make My Heart Skip", and covered various hit songs such as "Boom Boom Pow," "I Would," and "Feel This Moment." MattyB also collaborated with well known artist James Maslow, and gained moderate success with their collaborative single "Never Too Young."


MattyB's manager, Blake[10], is also his father, married to Tawny Morris. MattyB has four siblings having three brothers (Blake, John Michael, and Joshua "Jeebs") and one sister (Sarah Grace). MattyB's producer, MarsRaps, is also his cousin.


Main article: Discography



  • He is 4.5 feet tall (1.35 meters).[1]
  • His favorites sports are baseball, football, lacrosse and soccer.[11]
  • His favorite color is blue.[12]
  • His big cousin MarsRaps produces his music and videos.[1][8]
  • He wore braces in early 2012.[1]
  • He has 3.4 million subscribers, and over 1.3 billion views on his YouTube channel.
  • He was ranked number 19th on the Billboard 2013 edition of "21 Under 21."[13]