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Young M.A



Katorah Marrero, born on 3 April 1992 and better known by her stage name Young M.A., is an American-born rapper. Born in Brooklyn, New York, the artist uses the abbreviation “M.A” in her stage name, which means “Me Always”. She first gained wide recognition with the release of the single “Ooouuu”, which reached to the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100, with 150,000 radio appearances and 300 million views on YouTube for the clip.

Following the success of her debut single, Young M.A. was nominated for the BET and MTV awards for Artist of the Year and Female Hip Hop Artist of the Year. It was at the same time that she started appearing on magazine covers and in 2016 she opened for Beyoncé at MetLife Stadium. In 2017, her North American tour with rapper 21 Savage sold out. In addition to her musical accomplishments, Katorah has participated in global advertising campaigns for Google Pixel 2, Beats By Dre and Pandora. She has also appeared on various television shows and appeared alongside Alicia Keys on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

In 2018, Young M.A. appeared on Forbes 30 Under 30, the same year she launched the KWEENZ Foundation with her mother. Young M.A. also received a proclamation from New York City.