Los Angeles artist Cuco (Omar Banos) is a 21-year-old self-taught, self-produced DIY solo indie pop producer, singer, songwriter and musician who first exploded on the scene in 2016 and has since become an international star in the making.
Cuco first broke out in summer 2016 via his self-released debut mixtape Wannabewithu (+72MM/Spotify), which features breakout singles Lover Is a Day and Amor de Siempre. Cuco released his follow-up mixtape Songs4u (+53MM/Spotify) in January 2017. In May 2017, Cuco released his breakthrough bilingual single Lo Que Siento (+44MM/Spotify), which catapulted him to internet stardom. Cuco’s discography also includes the self-released Chiquito EP (May 2018), which features the viral single CR-V and Sunnyside, the latter of which was named one of the best songs of 2018 by The New Yorker.
In July 2019, Cuco released Para Mi, his debut solo album and his first major label release. As his most creatively ambitious project to date, the self-produced Para Mi continues Cuco’s DIY spirit while reflecting his evolved songwriting and newfound approach to production. The album includes the singles Hydrocodone, Bossa No Sé, featuring Jean Carter, and Feelings.
As a live act, Cuco has performed at major music festivals around the world, including Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Governors Ball, in addition to several international dates in North America, the UK, Asia, and beyond.