You may not know Mateo very well... but trust us, you will! His star is on the rise and the singer and songwriter with the buttery voice is slowly but surely turning heads. He reminds us of Miguel -- in that he is a new school crooner that makes us weak in the knees and who makes us melt with his vocal prowess.

To help you get better acquainted with the singer, PopCrush is presenting you with 10 Things You Didn't Know About Mateo. Find out what cereal won't last a day in his house; which catch phrase he hates; what he's "nuts" about; and which Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle was his fave, among other things.

Enjoy this getting-to-know-you sesh with Mateo. Oh, and check out his sick cover of Drake's 'Hold On , We're Going Home' done in his kitchen with the help of friends!

  • 1

    I kill at scrabble….don't test me

  • 2

    I think Vanity from the '80s was the hottest chick alive... but she's too old for me now.

  • 3

    I don't like nuts. But for some reason I like pistachios, so I call them a vegetable.

  • 4

    I hate when people say "my bad"... never liked the sound of it.

  • 5

    I talk out loud to myself when I'm typing a text. It's embarrassing.

  • 6

    I bench press... occasionally.

  • 7

    Cocoa Puffs have a one-day life span in my home.

  • 8

    I only like cheap grocery store birthday cake -- not the expensive kind.

  • 9

    Donatello was my favorite Ninja Turtle.

  • 10

    I like Thai food…red curry chicken to be exact.