Artist: Matt LeGrand
ARTIST/LOCATION: Chicago, IL
Chicago-based pop powerhouse, Matt LeGrand, and groundbreaking Venezuelan hip hop artist, Mestiza, bring their unique style to the sultry new track. LeGrand’s music is well known in his hometown of Chicago for its dance-infused beats and hooky melodies. In 2017, he released his single “All Good” to a smattering of critical acclaim, while garnering consistent rotation on Music Choice. The song is currently streaming well on Spotify. His Christmas single, “What Christmas Means To Me,” was praised by HuffPost, who put LeGrand on the national stage by exclusively debuting the singles music video.
Mestiza is known for her brash, no-holds-barred rhythmic rap. She started performing at just ten years old, eventually participating in the popular Venezuelan talent show “El Precioico,” where she was criticized by judges but adored by fans. She made waves in Latin American countries including Colombia, Ecuador, and Mexico, and recently came to the states to work with artists including Darkiel, Jamy El Favo, and Melymel. Mestiza maintains a strong fanbase on social media with over 700k followers on Instagram.
Produced by Dave Hall (Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, Madonna) and Co-Produced by Veteran Music Executive Bryant Reid (Usher, Toni Braxton, Jermaine Dupri) the flirtatious “I’ve Been Watching You” brings out the best in these talented artists. The track features a sensual rhythmic slow groove perfect for a bump and grind dance floor rendezvous. The rich production combines bass and synth, building a sonic fluidity that provides the ideal backdrop for LeGrand’s seductive, charismatic vocals. As he croons about eyeing the perfect woman on the dance floor, his vocals soar and hum with precision. Enter Mestiza, who finds the ideal pocket for her thrilling rap, trilling rhymes over the bumping beat. Together, Matt LeGrand and Mestiza craft an unstoppable track that’s sure to make waves. Take a listen to “I’ve Been Watching You,” out now.