Digital Nas

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Digital Nas
Dnstudio.jpg
Nas in his home studio
Background information
Birth nameNasir Harold Pemberton
Also known as
  • Digital Nas
  • DN
Born (1998-12-05) December 5, 1998 (age 20)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Recording artist
  • rapper
  • Producer
  • songwriter
  • record executive
Instruments
Years active2015 – Present
Associated acts

Nasir Harold Pemberton[1] (born December 5, 1998), known professionally as Digital Nas or DN, is an American recording artist, record producer, and songwriter. He initially began producing for the underground artists and later rose to prominence for his work on American rapper Lil Yachty’s debut commercial mixtape, Lil Boat[2]. Since then, he has produced numerous singles for other artists as well as releasing his own debut EP, "DN".

Early life and career[edit]

Nasir Harold Pemberton was born on December 5, 1998 in Atlanta, Georgia. Getting involved with music early as a kid throughout high school, he discovered his desire to produce music. As he continued to hone his production skills, he produced beats for artists involved in the underground music scene of Atlanta. With his quick rise to internet fame, Nas expanded working with many other artists such as ASAP Rocky, ASAP Ferg, Nav, Comethazine, Smokepurpp, Trippie Redd, Playboi Carti, Lil Yachty, Sheck Wes, and Keith Ape, among others. Aside from music, Nas is a heavily involved skateboarder,[3] and it is still one of his favorite hobbies today.

In January 2016, he formed his own record label, III Records.

Musical style and influences[edit]

Nas is widely known for his effort in breaking into the genre "mumble rap" through the online audio distribution platform SoundCloud. Nas has cited several prominent artists as influencing his musical style, including Pharrell Williams, Eazy E, Sid Vicious, and Morrissey. Additionally, his soft spot for the "shoegaze" music and punk rock bands, such as his favorite band Germs, are sources of inspiration.

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

  • DN (2016)
  • Throwaway Songs Worth Listening To (2019)

Production discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Lil Boat – Lil Yachty (2016)
  • Still Striving – ASAP Ferg (2017)
  • Wopavelli 2Lil Wop (2017)
  • Wopavelli 3Lil Wop (2018)

Extended plays[edit]

  • The Lost FilesDigital Nas & Lil Yachty (2016)
  • The Lost Files 2Digital Nas & Lil Yachty (2019)

Singles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://repertoire.bmi.com/Catalog.aspx?detail=writerid&page=1&fromrow=1&torow=25&keyid=550276856&subid=0
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bJL72EL-4U
  3. ^ pemberton, Nasir. "Nasir Pemberton Skate Feature". youtube.
  4. ^ https://www.xxlmag.com/rap-music/new-music/2018/03/lil-yachty-lil-boat-2/
  5. ^ https://www.xxlmag.com/news/2018/10/lil-wop-wopavelli-4-mixtape-listen-new-songs-production-chasethemoney/