MACO is a singer-songwriter from Hakodate, Hokkaido. She began writing songs at the age of 17 and began her music career in Hakodate. Her talent blossomed and in 2013, her singing and songwriting skills were recognized by ONEPEACE, who also manages Matt Cab and tofubeats.
To promote her talent, MACO began publishing Japanese covers of songs by artists such as Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, and Ariana Grande. The videos garnered 6 million views in 5 months and in April 2014, she released her first indie mini-album "22", which topped the iTunes charts.
She was subsequently signed by Universal Music Japan and was the opening act of Ariana Grande's Japan tour.