Nav, a Toronto rapper-producer, is garnering much buzz on the music scene. Nav got his big break in 2015 after lending his production skills to Drake’s “Back To Back” record.
Nav thanked the track’s lead producer – fellow Toronto producer Daxz – for giving him an opportunity to be a part of the record.
Nav wrote, “Blessed I could be a part of drakes diss… thank u @Daxz416.”
Blessed i could be a part of drakes diss…thank u @Daxz416
— Nav (@beatsbynav) July 29, 2015
Nav, who has drawn comparisons to Speaker Knockerz, continued to build his buzz with subsequent song releases. Nav had a guest appearance in Travis Scott’s “Beibs In The Trap,” and tapped The Weeknd for “Some Way.”
Nav also received a co-sign from Kylie Jenner who streamed his “Myself” record.
— Nav (@beatsbynav) April 9, 2016
But Nav’s music isn’t the only thing he’s getting attention for. Nav is of Indian Punjabi descent, and has affection for saying the “N-Word” in his music.
Nav may feel as though he got his pass to say the word from the few black people he hangs with, but the black community isn’t going. Many people of African descent have taken to social media to check the Canadian artist: