By: Jomana Aly (@jomanaalyy)

American hip hop recording artist, singer, songwriter, and record producer blackbear turns 27 today, so here are 27 facts about the internet-famous star.

  1. His full name is Matther Tyler Musto.
  2. He was born on November 27th, 1990.
  3. He co-wrote “Boyfriend” by Justin Bieber, which debuted number two on the Billiboard Hot 100.
  4. He just released his new album, Cybersex, today.
  5. He is currently on a world tour.
  6. He dropped out of high school when his punk band signed, before moving to Atlanta to study under Ne-Yo and develop his solo career. 
  7. He produced the title track from G-Eazy’s album These Things Happen.
  8. His EP, The Afterglow, landed him as number four on Billboard’s Uncharted listing of releases from upcoming artists.
  9. In 2014, he became the first independent artist to monetize off streaming on SoundCloud.
  10. His single “Idfc” charted on Billboard’s R&B Hot 100 and held a spot on the Billboard R&B charts for over a year.
  11. His single “90210” features G-Eazy and gained over 11 million streams on SoundCloud and over 9 million streams on Spotify.
  12. His track “Different Hos” from the album “Help” was featured on Kylie Jenner’s Snapchat several times.
  13. He joined Super Duper Kyle & Tinashe on tour in 2016.
  14. His track “NYLA” was featured in the documentary Hot Girls Wanted on Netflix.
  15. Cashmere Noose peaked at number on on the iTunes R&B charts and number six overall on iTunes, just behind Beyoncé’s Lemonade and Drake’s Views.
  16. He formed the duo Mansionz with Mike Posner and released their self-titles album in March 2017.
  17. His track “Make Daddy Proud” is a remix of Jeremy Zucker’s “Heavy”.
  18. He went on tour with Fall Out Boy last month for their Mania Tour.
  19. He has worked with Linkin Park as well as Jacob Sartorius and Phoebe Ryan.
  20. In October 2017 he donated $5,514 to the Las Vegas Victim’s Fund (mass shooting on October 1, 2017) from the sale of merchandise at a concert in Las Vegas.
  21. He co-wrote “Numb” by Nick Jonas.
  22. He wrote and produced “Sorry for Now” by Linkin Park.
  23. He was diagnosed with potentially fatal case of pancreatitis in 2016 and has had several surgeries so he doesn’t drink anymore.
  24. He had to move because both TMZ and teen girls found out where he lives.
  25. Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington was his best friend.
  26. He’s dated many girls, including Bella Thorne and AnneMarie Morin.
  27. As of 2017, Blackbear has an estimated net worth of $500,000.