Manchado is singer songwriter, producer, dancer and model from Bogota Colombia. From an early age Manchado showed signs of artistry writing his first songs at the age of 8 later started producing at the age of 12. He moved from Colombia to New York City in late 2014 at the age of 18 to pursue a career in music. After a year developing his sound and performing in various open mics, he released his first single “Break” in winter of 2014, the track had a video that got 1,000 views after the first day of being released. Later he was featured on World Star hip hop for his Later release “Out of Control” where they described him as “The next Michael Jackson”.
Manchado is characterized by his colorful and unique style as well as for his music and performance which reminiscent of 80’s and 90’s pop with a modern day twist. His visuals which are also a big part of Manchado’s staple are performed with intricate choreography and a selection of New York cities underground personalities. Manchado has never been one the pack and this is reflected in his music videos where he illustrates his struggles of being as different from what is normal in society.
Manchado is been an upcoming force in the New York city underground as no one is really stepping out of the current box that every genre has, he is able to mix and match different styles on music and create a unique sound. His recently released album “Pegasus” is a coming of age story. A musical narration of his tale of moving to New York City looking to become a pop star and growing up in the midst of it. The album was favorably received by local blogs and outlets with a major feature on Vfiles.