Rising R&B sensation Maeta, who recently enthralled fans with her EP Habits, has returned with a bold new single, “S(EX).” The 21-year-old Indianapolis native and Roc Nation signee delivers a raw and unapologetic exploration of the complexities of relationships and desire in this captivating track.
“S(EX)” showcases Maeta’s sultry vocals and poetic lyricism, as evidenced by the lines, “Can’t spell sex without ex / Ex, just might be my next / Did all that just to run right back / ‘Cause you can’t spell sex without (sex without ex).” Through her music, Maeta is unafraid to reveal her vulnerability and emotional intensity, which resonates with fans who struggle with similar emotions.
Her unique artistic background – her mother is a visual artist and her father is a drummer – has contributed to Maeta’s passion for creativity and self-expression. Influenced by a diverse range of artists, including Kid Cudi, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, and SZA, Maeta’s sound combines elements of pop and soul with deeply personal lyrics that speak to the heart.
Following the release of her critically acclaimed debut EP, Do Not Disturb, in 2019, and the more recent EP Habits, Maeta’s new single “S(EX)” further solidifies her place as an emerging powerhouse in the world of R&B. As she continues to evolve as an artist, her fearless exploration of love, desire, and self-discovery offers a unique voice and perspective for fans to connect with.
Despite experiencing stage fright, Maeta dreams of performing live in front of thousands at large music festivals, where she views the experience as the ultimate expression of freedom. With her undeniable talent and ability to captivate audiences with her evocative, relatable music, it’s clear that Maeta is on a trajectory to inspire and empower fans across the globe.
In “S(EX)” and throughout her discography, Maeta’s skill in channeling her own experiences into a captivating, soulful soundscape is truly remarkable. As her career continues to flourish, Maeta is undoubtedly set to be a leading light in the R&B scene, providing a voice for those who yearn for connection and understanding through music.