Natra (musician)

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Natra
Birth nameNatra Smith
Also known as250Natra
Born (1995-04-19) April 19, 1995 (age 24)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
GenresRap, Toronto Rap, Hip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, Musician
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2017–present
Associated actsHoodz9

Natra Smith (born April 19, 1995), known professionally as Natra (occasionally stylized as 250Natra) is a Canadian rapper, singer, and songwriter.[1]

Career[edit]

2017 – 2018: Rise to fame[edit]

Natra rose to local and global fame after the release of his hit single "Gaza", [2]which featured frequent collaborator CassiusX. He also gained attention for his unique melodic style in the single "No Time" that was released in December, 2017. His videos have amassed millions of views on YouTube and other digital platforms.[3][4][5]

2019 – present: LinkUpTV[edit]

Although he is originally from Regional Municipality of Waterloo , in 2019 he got the attention of popular UK media platform LinkUpTV [6] when he released "Real". The music video featured popular local artist Hoodz9. The video got over 250k views in the first few months and is what got him the attention of fans worldwide.[7] His latest single, "My Way", [8]was released February 14, 2020.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Artist making a Spalsh on Canada's HipHop Scene". Spoke Online.
  2. ^ "Gaza - Natra ft. CassiusX (Official Video)". YouTube.
  3. ^ "Natra". Spotify.
  4. ^ "New Music Exclusive Pacquiao's Whole Neighborhood Video". Rolling Out.
  5. ^ "Brasstracks Celebrates first Grammy win for Chance the Rappers No Problem". HipHopDX.
  6. ^ "Hoodz9 ft. Natra - Real (Official Video)". YouTube - LinkUpTV.
  7. ^ "T-Shynd enlists Young Thug Max B and more for the Immaculate Album New Mixtape". Hot New HipHop.
  8. ^ "Natra - My Way (Official Video)". YouTube.