Meet: NAV – The Newest Member Of The Weeknd's XO LabelPosted on February 24, 2017 Introducing, NAV – your new favourite artist, with ties to The Weeknd & the XO family. Born and raised in the Toronto district of Rexdale, Ontario, NAV got his start like many – on the popular music streaming site, Soundcloud. Having amassed 260k followers on his platform, NAV’s music was getting noticed by some influential people including celebs such as Kylie Jenner and Post Malone. Both stars were showing their interest publicly, as well as Drake‘s OVO Sound Radio camp & crew.
One of Drake’s core producers, 40, was an early supporter of NAV’s music. Tweeting out the songs:
Nav – Myselfhttps://t.co/HKMpuKoSQu— 40 (@40oz_VAN) January 26, 2016
One of NAV’s earlier accomplishments was also getting a nod from OVO Sound Radio.
NAV – TTD (Ten Toes Down)https://t.co/DAZL5Yl3Yh— 40 (@40oz_VAN) January 25, 2016
NAV was signed to XO & Republic Records, and officially dropped his first single under the label with a strong feature from The Weeknd. Have a listen to “Some Way” featuring the Starboy himself.