A&R exec Mateo Dorado has joined Atlantic Data as Senior Director, A&R.
On this function, Dorado will work carefully with up-and-coming artists together with Luh Tyler in addition to Alicia Creti.
Based mostly at Atlantic’s New York Metropolis headquarters, he experiences to the label’s Co-President of Black Music, Lanre Gaba.
Dorado joins Atlantic from Alamo Data the place he signed multi-platinum rapper Rod Wave and spearheaded the event of quite a few acts within the various Latin music area.
Dorado joined Alamo Data in 2017 the place, in line with the announcement, he was instrumental within the profession of Rod Wave, working carefully with the rapper who charted over 50 songs on Billboard’s Scorching 100 and earned the NMPA/RIAA’s high artist-songwriter honor in Q1 2021.
In 2020, Dorado landed a cope with Alamo for his personal imprint, Gold Music Group, dwelling to Atlanta star Enphamus and Broward County’s Daedal Aswell.
With a concentrate on various Latin music genres like city, entice, and R&B, Dorado is credited with creating a number of rising stars from Spain, Colombia, and all through the U.S. together with Aleesha, who he found in partnership with Josh Marshall of Mogul Imaginative and prescient.
Dorado additionally government produced a number of data for rising act Diablo, notably connecting him with Argentina’s Khea for Otra Vez.
Previous to Alamo, Dorado labored A&R at Interscope’s Latin enterprise in Miami, working carefully with the label’s EVP, Nir Seroussi.
Dorado has managed a number of up-and-coming acts all through his profession together with, Comethazine, Yung Bans, Diablo, Joey Entice, and Zaucy in addition to producers/writers resembling AR, Morgan O’Connor, Dred Bey, and Child Joi.
Dorado acquired his begin in music after placing on reside occasions in South Florida for the likes of XXXTENTACION, Lil Pump, Ski Masks the Droop God, Smokepurpp, and extra.
“Mateo has all of the qualities you need in an A&R – he has unbelievable inventive instincts, is aware of the way to nurture expertise, and is unafraid to discover new sounds.”
In making the announcement, Gaba mentioned “Mateo has all of the qualities you need in an A&R – he has unbelievable inventive instincts, is aware of the way to nurture expertise, and is unafraid to discover new sounds. It’s uncommon to see somebody accomplish every thing he’s completed this early on of their profession, and I do know it’s only the start for Mateo. I sit up for watching him proceed to develop whereas bringing thrilling new artists into the Atlantic fold.”
“Atlantic is a label with a long time of success and a spot that made me really feel empowered from day one. I’m excited to work with the brand new wave of artists from all around the globe”
Dorado added: “Atlantic is a label with a long time of success and a spot that made me really feel empowered from day one.
“I’m excited to work with the brand new wave of artists from all around the globe and domesticate an artist-to-label expertise like no different.”Music Enterprise Worldwide