Born: April 23, 1992
Birthplace: College Park, GA
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Maco Mattox (born April 23, 1992), better known by his stage name OG Maco, is an American rapper and singer from Atlanta, Georgia. He is perhaps best known for his 2014 debut single "U Guessed It" which went viral and peaked at number 90 on the US Billboard Hot 100. He is signed to Quality Control Music since August 31, 2014, which is managed by Coach K, the former manager of both Gucci Mane and Young Jeezy, and signed to Capitol Music Group/Motown Records since May 20, 2015. He was also chosen as part of XXL magazine's "2015 Freshman Class".
Personal Life and Family
Maco Mattox was born on April 23, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up with friends in a band named Dr. Doctor, in which he participated as a guitarist and singer.
Maco cites Black Sabbath, Kid Cudi, Future and Curren$y, as major influences.
On July 28, 2016, OG Maco was in a near-fatal car accident. Maco suffered multiple skull fractures, cracked vertebrae, a broken orbital, heart palpitations, and almost lost his right eye.
Doctors say that OG Maco has recovered very well from his injuries. Although his Hip Hop career has been put on-hold and he is currently on hiatus. However, An official statement by OG Maco regarding the accident and words on the future of his music career have not yet been disclosed.
Despite earlier reports, OG Maco never lost his right eye. His eyesight only became extremely distorted, so he had to wear an eye-patch during his subsequent recovery. A few surgical procedures on OG Maco's right eye by his doctors has corrected the eyesight and has proven successful, and OG Maco is still able to see through it. Many earlier reports claimed doctors replaced his apparent blinded eye with a prosthetic one; although these reports were later found to be misinformation or false.
OG Maco was diagnosed by doctors as having a flesh eating disease known as necrotizing fasciitis which has left the rapper's face disfigured. OG Maco is currently taking antibiotics for treatment and hoping for speedy recovery.