Sage Elsesser

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Sage Elsesser
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Elsesser in a 2015 Supreme campaign
Born
Sage Gabriel Carlos Atreyu Elsesser

(1997-01-31) January 31, 1997 (age 22)
Other namesNavy Blue
Occupation
  • Skateboarder
  • rapper
  • record producer
  • artist
  • model
Years active2009–present
Navy Blue
OriginNew York City, New York, U.S.[2]
GenresHip hop
Instruments
  • Vocals
Years active2015–present
Associated acts
Sage Elsesser
Sport
CountryUnited States
SportSkateboarding
Event(s)Street skateboarding
Turned pro2014

Sage Gabriel Carlos Atreyu Elsesser[3] (born January 31, 1997), also known as Navy Blue, is a regular-footed American skateboarder, rapper, record producer, artist, and model.[4][5][6]

Elsesser has been sponsored by several skater fashion brands including Converse and Supreme, as well as becoming a professional skater in 2014 through skater collective and clothing store Fucking Awesome (FA). He has also released several short experimental hip hop EPs since 2015, under his Navy Blue stage name, in addition to collaborating with the likes of Earl Sweatshirt, and underground rappers Mach-Hommy, MIKE, King Carter, Adé Hakim and Pink Siifu. Aside from skating and music, Elsesser is also a model for various clothing brands and an artist, most notably handling the art direction for Earl Sweatshirt's 2015 album I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside.[7]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

  • According to the Waterbearer (2015)[8]
  • Lately (2016)[9]
  • April Blue (2017)[10]
  • Soul Golden (with Black Noi$e) (2017)[11]
  • Guilt & Sincerity (2017)[12]
  • Navy in Rage (2017)[13]
  • Yvan Wen (2018)[14]
  • Forest Green (2018)[15]
  • From the Heart... (2018)[16]
  • Gangway for Navy (2019)[17]

Singles[edit]

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles, with year released and album name
Title Year Album
"The Mint"[18]
(Earl Sweatshirt featuring Navy Blue)
2018 Some Rap Songs

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Artist(s) Album
"Silky"[19] 2016 Younger Thug I Need to Cop a Tesla
"Interviews"[20] Frank Ocean Blonde
"Jeez"[21] 2018 Younger Thug Relax Soundwaves18
"Not Today"[22] King Carter, MIKE, Adé Hakim Prisoner of Mind
"Like My Mama"[23] MIKE War in My Pen
"Truth"[24] 2019 Judah Called By Name

Production discography[edit]

2017[edit]

MIKE -
  • "Melvin"
Tha God Fahim - Dump Gawd[25]
  • 04. "Samurai's Cup of Tea" (produced with Black Noi$e)
Mach-Hommy - Dump Gawd: Hommy Edition[26]
  • 02. "A Partridge & A Pear Tree" (featuring Tha God Fahim)
  • 08. "Mac Flurries" (featuring Heem Stogied)
  • 11. "Rorshach's" (featuring Tha God Fahim)
MIKE - May God Bless Your Hustle[27]
  • 02. "Hunger" (produced with Austin Williamson)
  • 03. "Armour"
Navy Blue - Navy in Rage
  • 01. "Temple//Tomb"
  • 02. "Angel-Eyes" (featuring Qeedar)
  • 03. "Sundown"
  • 04. "Life----Line"
Mach-Hommy - Fete Des Morts AKA Dia De Los Muertos[28]
  • 03. "Embarrasment of Riches"
Cities Aviv -
  • "If I Could Hold Your Soul Part II"[29]

2018[edit]

Navy Blue - Yvan Wen
  • 01 "Head Full of Braids..."
  • 02. "No More..."
  • 03. "Detroit..." (featuring Nyku)
  • 04. "Give Em Hell..."
Navy Blue - Forest Green
  • 01. "Eastbound"
  • 02. "War(mth)"
  • 03. "All We Know!" (featuring Adé Hakim)
Navy Blue - From the Heart...
  • 01. "Machete"
  • 02. "Enchantment" (featuring MIKE)
  • 03. "Never Thought I'd Be One to Cry Like This"
  • 04. "Prayer (Me&You)"
  • 05. "Give Love a Try!"
  • 06. "Loveship (Empathy)"
  • 08. "Green & Brown"
Pink Siifu - Ensley[30]
  • 11. "Stay Sane"
Earl Sweatshirt - Some Rap Songs[31]
  • 08. "The Bends"
  • 10. "Azucar"

2019[edit]

Navy Blue - Gangway for Navy
  • 01. "Apprehension"
  • 02. "Deathmask..."
  • 03. "Can't Take Me"
  • 04. "Shine on Me!" (featuring MIKE)
  • 05. "I Love You!"
  • 06. "Slow Down"
  • 07. "Carlos" (featuring MIKE)
  • 08. "Separate Ways!"
MIKE - Tears of Joy[32]
  • 20. "Stargazer Pt. 3"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sokol, Zach (2017-02-13). "skipping class with skateboarding wunderkind sage elsesser". I-D. Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  2. ^ https://www.pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/navy-blue-gangway-for-navy/amp/
  3. ^ https://quartersnacks.com/2017/02/an-interview-with-sage-elsesser/
  4. ^ "Sage Elsesser Skateboarder Profile". SPoT Skate Shop at Skatepark of Tampa. Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  5. ^ Nast, Condé. "Meet the Stylish Supreme Model Who Had Nothing to Do with That Frank Ocean Song". GQ. Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  6. ^ "Introducing Supreme/FA team rider Sage Elsesser". X Games. Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  7. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/i-dont-like-shit-i-dont-go-outside-mw0002837117/credits
  8. ^ https://soundcloud.com/navybluethewaterbearer/sets/according-to-navy-blue
  9. ^ https://soundcloud.com/navybluethewaterbearer/sets/lately
  10. ^ https://soundcloud.com/navybluethewaterbearer/sets/april-blue
  11. ^ https://blackxnoise.bandcamp.com/album/black-noi-e-navy-blue-soul-golden
  12. ^ https://soundcloud.com/navybluethewaterbearer/sets/guilt-sincerity
  13. ^ https://soundcloud.com/navybluethewaterbearer/sets/navy-in-rage
  14. ^ https://soundcloud.com/navybluethewaterbearer/sets/yvan-wen
  15. ^ https://soundcloud.com/navybluethewaterbearer/sets/forest-green
  16. ^ https://soundcloud.com/navybluethewaterbearer/sets/from-the-heart
  17. ^ https://soundcloud.com/navybluethewaterbearer/sets/gangway-for-navy
  18. ^ Ross, Alex Robert (November 20, 2018). "Earl Sweatshirt Drops "The Mint," Confirms New Album 'Some Rap Songs' [Update]". Noisey. Retrieved December 15, 2018.
  19. ^ https://www.soundcloud.com/youngerthug1/silky-ft-navy-blue
  20. ^ https://www.complex.com/music/2016/09/frank-ocean-blonde-writing-credits-ascap
  21. ^ https://www.soundcloud.com/youngerthug1/jeez-ft-navy-blue
  22. ^ https://kingcarter.bandcamp.com/album/prisoner-of-mind
  23. ^ https://mikelikesrap.bandcamp.com/album/war-in-my-pen
  24. ^ https://www.soundcloud.com/jjudahh/truth-ft-navy-blue
  25. ^ https://thagodfahim.bandcamp.com/album/dump-gawd
  26. ^ https://www.mach-hommy.com/collection/dump-gawd-hommy-edition
  27. ^ https://www.thefader.com/2017/06/22/mike-may-god-bless-your-hustle-interview/amp
  28. ^ https://www.mach-hommy.com/collection/fete-des-morts-aka-dia-de-los-muertos-1
  29. ^ https://soundcloud.com/cities-aviv/if-i-could-hold-your-soul-part-ii-prod-by-navy-blue
  30. ^ https://ronee.bandcamp.com/album/ensley-2
  31. ^ Some Rap Songs (booklet). Earl Sweatshirt. Columbia Records. 2018. B07KKFK5H6.CS1 maint: others (link)
  32. ^ https://www.pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/mike-tears-of-joy/amp/