“School isn’t for everyone, especially for those with exceptional talent,” said Bryan Zawlovki, Editor-in-Chief at Elevator. “St Louis’ Matty Wood$ , “Might just be one of those exceptionally talented people.”
Over the last few years, Matty has carved out his spot in the Midwest rap scene, racking up over 3.5 million streams with the successful independent release of three projects: Backwood Bandit EP, DopeBoy, and Foreverfaded EP. With an immense work ethic, he has quickly built a consistent catalog that showcases both his lyrical ability and captivating melodies. In preparation for his upcoming mixtape, Matty has written and recorded hundreds of songs between his home studio in St. Louis and “The Spot” studio in Los Angeles.
Returning with an even more mature approach, his second full-length mixtape, I’ll Be Fine, is his most compelling work to date. Through all sixteen tracks, Matty vividly depicts his experiences living in “the lou,” discussing his perseverance through the challenges he faces. Staying true to himself, Matty continues to refine his signature smoke-inspired approach, showing immense growth in both his lyrical and melodic abilities.