|Name||Matthew David Morris|
|Alias||MattyBRaps, Matty, Matt|
|Born|| January 6, 2003
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
|Years Active||2010 - present|
Matthew David Morris is an American rapper and YouTube star. He is known for his rap music videos. As of March 2014, his channel, MattyBRaps, has over 2.1 million subscribers and 828 million video views.
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, a 19-year-old rapper, moved in with his family, he listened to Mars' music and rapped his lyrics to him. Matty pestered his cousin to help him write a rap and make a video so they finally did it. Mars also writes and produces MattyB's songs and videos.
MattyB has three older brothers, Blake Jr, John Michael, Joshua aka Jeebs and one little sister, Sarah Grace. His father was his manager when he begun his career, then Perez Hilton between 2011-2013 and currently is managed by his mother, Tawny Morris.
Matty's first video was posted on May 31, 2010. It was titled 7 Year Old Raps Justin Bieber - Eenie Meenie by MattyBRaps. As of March 2014, the video has over 4.7 million views.
Matty's most popular video was posted on May 9, 2012. It was titled "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen (MattyBRaps & Cimorelli) "Don't Call Me Baby" Parody. It was a parody of Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen. As of March 2014, the video has over 88 million views.
- Matty is 4.5 feet tall (1.35 meters).
- His favorites sports are baseball, football, lacrosse and soccer.
- Matty's favorite color is blue.
- He is a big fan of Michael Jackson.
- His fans are called "BBoys" and "BGirls".
- His family has a music recording studio right in their house.
- Matty is taking voice lessons from Lisa Rosemond, the same voice coach that taught Justin Bieber and Usher, at Jam Smith Studios.
- He would like to do a song with Justin Bieber or Bruno Mars.
- He is friends with Christian Beadles.
- His big cousin Mars produces his music and videos, who is also a rapper.
- His mom says he's still to young to tour or make a record.
- Matty Wore braces from 2011-2012.
- He calls his iPod "iTouch".
- He was ranked number 19th on the Billboard 2013 edition of "21 Under 21," an annual ranking of music's most powerful minors.