Matt Hunter

Matt Hunter

As Latinos continue to become a major force in the United States, the influence of Spanish-speaking cultures has become undeniable. Today, a new generation of young kids who are the product of this influence now look to express themselves and their experiences. A 14-year-old New York City native, Matt was born to a Colombian mother and an Italian father. His family and friends quickly recognized his charisma and love for performing for all those around him. Growing up in a bilingual household, Matt found a way to use his Latino heritage to speak to millions of young kids just like him as the ...

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As Latinos continue to become a major force in the United States, the influence of Spanish-speaking cultures has become undeniable. Today, a new generation of young kids who are the product of this influence now look to express themselves and their experiences. A 14-year-old New York City native, Matt was born to a Colombian mother and an Italian father. His family and friends quickly recognized his charisma and love for performing for all those around him. Growing up in a bilingual household, Matt found a way to use his Latino heritage to speak to millions of young kids just like him as the voice of “Diego” on Nickelodeon’s “Dora The Explorer” and “Go Diego Go”. This was just the first step in working towards his own larger dream. There was a piece of Matt that could only be expressed through one outlet, music. Influenced by the popular music heard amongst his siblings and peers as well as the Latin Bachatas, Salsas, and Cumbias played by his mother, Matt was intent upon developing his own musical sound that combined both worlds. Shortly thereafter, Matt was able to gather the elements of his New York City upbringing as well as his Latino heritage and work them into a fun and powerful sound that is sure to make you move. In July 2012, Matt made his National television debut on Univision's Premios Juventud where gave an unprecedented performance that had fans jumping and screaming throughout the entire song. Now, with the proper stage set, Matt Hunter is ready to take over iPods, radios, and television screens everywhere. Never before has a teenager been able to capture the imaginations of not one but two worlds in the way that Matt Hunter is capable of.



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