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The Fader Premiere: Mateo Kingman’s “Sendero Del Monte” Video Is An Ecuadorian Hip-Hop Odyssey

When Mateo Kingman spoke with The FADER last year, the Ecuadorian musician laid out his artistic vision: “to develop and experiment with our past music and what we are today.” The music video for “Sendero Del Monte” visualizes this journey of self-discovery. Trapped in a cave’s darkness, Kingman is gifted a colorful mask and, upon wearing it, is treated to glorious, angelic visions. The powerful, psychedelic images, directed by Camilo Coba Riofrio, underscore the song’s hybridity: chillwave-y production and powerful kicks weave perfectly with organic percussion and Kingman’s melodies, which seem to come from somewhere deep within him. [Read More]