Los Angeles based 19-year-old singer / songwriter Maeta unveils the video for “Payback,” the third video in the series from her debut EP Do Not Disturbthat will be released each Monday dubbed #MaetaMondays. The video for “Payback,” follows Maeta in the aftermath of her boyfriend cheating on her and how she rediscovers her confidence through the support of her friends and a makeover. “You Lie,” the first video in the series, sets the stage with Maeta suspecting that her boyfriend might be hiding something, while the next video “Press Play,” shows Maeta realizing what her boyfriend might be hiding. Each of the remaining videos to be released unveils a new layer of the relationship and personal journey for Maeta. To watch “Payback” – CLICK HERE. Maeta’s vision as an artist starts to unfold with each song on her 2019 debut EP Do Not Disturb – CLICK HEREto listen. When discussing the inspiration behind her debut EP, Maeta says “my music makes me feel sexy, confident, and empowered. That’s the vibe I want to share with everyone.”
In one moment, Maeta tempts with an open invitation into a lyrical fantasy by way of a breathy moan. In the next, she walks away from a dead-end fling with a falsetto send-off dripping in sass and spunk. The 19-year-old Indiana-born and Los Angeles-based R&B songstress siphons the candor of a heated DM exchange among lovers into dynamically dark alternative soul. Maeta’s moods make for unforgettable and undeniable anthems.
Maeta first stole the hearts of fans when she began releasing new music through weekly releases on her SoundCloud. Capturing the ears of fans and industry legends alike, Maeta was discovered via her covers that she uploaded on YouTube and IG. Since then, she has been hard at work in the studio with Diane Warren, James Fauntleroy, Mustard, Shea Taylor (Beyoncé, Rihanna, Frank Ocean, Janet Jackson, Chris Brown etc.), Fred Ball (Rihanna, Jay Z, Beyoncé, Eminem, Mariah Carey), and The Orphanage (Demi Lovato, Bebe Rexha, Alessia Cara) to name a few.