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ZEUS. El Mero Necio

Tejano Hip Hop Performer |  Songwriter |  USAF Veteran


Genre: Tejano Rap, Cumbia, Pop

Formerly: Carlton Zeus

In the heart of the Lone Star State emerges a visionary artist whose music transcends borders and redefines the essence of Texas. ZEUS. El Mero Necio, born in Madrid, Spain, and raised under the Tex-Mex skies of Brownsville, Texas, is transforming the sound of hip hop. Inspired by the vibrant tapestry of Mexican American culture, he infuses his music with the flavors of Tejano, EDM, and cumbia, forging a new genre that speaks directly to the soul.


From the sultry melodies of "Hey Baby Que Paso" to the infectious rhythms of "Necio Cumbia," ZEUS's anthems have become synonymous with the spirit of Texas, echoing through clubs, stadiums, and backyard BBQs alike. His music, a blend of catchy hooks, captivating wordplay, and infectious beats, bridges cultural divides.


But ZEUS's creativity knows no bounds. A US Air Force veteran, he passionately supports veteran causes and has previously produced a music festival that toured military bases across the country, delivering live performances for troops and their families. Notably, he has shared stages with acclaimed acts such as Imagine Dragons, Doja Cat, Deftones, MGK, Lil Dicky, Logic, Alessia Cara, Luis Fonsi, Big Sean, and more, continuing to be a festival favorite.


His critically acclaimed short film "Texas Tornado" stands as a testament to his boundless imagination and unwavering dedication to his craft, hailed as one of the greatest Texas music videos of all time.


Rooted in the cultural ethos of Brownsville and now a prominent figure in San Antonio, ZEUS draws inspiration from the legacies of Tejano luminaries like El Grupo Mazz and Freddy Fender. His music—a lyrical journey through life's ironies, love, and the timeless allure —is a celebration of the rich tapestry of all things Texas. Backed by a full live band and DJ, ZEUS's performances are a sight to behold, commanding the stage with a magnetic energy that leaves audiences in awe, igniting a sense of unity that transcends language and culture.


As he continues to push the boundaries of convention and transforms the sound of Texas music, ZEUS. El Mero Necio stands as a trailblazer—a pioneer of a new musical revolution that knows no bounds.

The Sound of Zeus


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Presence On-Stage and Online


For every booking, Zeus brings with him a booming online presence to take advantage of for cross-promotion. Whether its exclusive custom content, or simple social media posts announcing his show, your brand and/or event will be introduced to Zeus followers, website visitors, and his abuelita, too!




100,000 monthly impressions

Avg. 250 likes + 25 comments per post




200,000 monthly impressions

Avg. 1,500 likes + 30 comments per post




10,000 monthly impressions

Avg. 5 re-tweets per post



2.96k subscribers

5,000 monthly impressions

Avg. 25,000 views per video




10,000 monthly impressions

Avg 3,800 views per post




Official website


In addition to his social media presence, Zeus’s website serves as a hub for upcoming show schedules, show imagery and video, news updates, and even a subscriber email newsletter. Maximize your impact with custom email blasts and landing pages mentioning your show, venue, lineup, and have visitors click-thru to your site!


5,000 monthly site visits + 2,000 email subscribers








Booking - Justin Ozuna

Email -

Phone - 940.781.2659

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2024 Stage plot

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ZEUS - Matador (Official Music Video)
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ZEUS - Matador (Official Music Video)

ZEUS - Matador (Official Music Video)

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ZEUS. El Mero Necio (Carlton Zeus) ft. Colour Red - Necio Cumbia  (Most Official Video)

ZEUS. El Mero Necio (Carlton Zeus) ft. Colour Red - Necio Cumbia (Most Official Video)

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Reposado (Accordion Player Tryouts)  - ZEUS. El Mero Necio

Reposado (Accordion Player Tryouts) - ZEUS. El Mero Necio

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