Up-and-coming New-York-based hip-hop artist King Nasir has been gaining traction lately with his quality and consistent releases. Most notably, King Nasir’s track Fade (Shake That) [Feat. Jay Flaco] has quickly amassed thousands of streams since its release one month ago. Becoming popular thanks to his bouncy, club-ready tracks, King Nasir is tapping into a niche that could bring him up high in both the hip-hop and party music scenes.
In an interview with the man himself, King Nasir reveals how he found himself on the airwaves.
Chatting With King Nasir
Tell us about your background getting to where you are today?
Took years of trial & error, but at age 16 I made the commitment to invest 100% into myself.
Where are you from?
New York City.
When did you start music?
How did you get into music?
I’ve had a passion for music ever since I was a teen, 2020 at the peak of my career in adult entertainment seemed like the perfect time.
What is the most challenging thing you have overcome in your life?
Letting go of my own doubts.
Are you currently signed or independent?
Independent, and owner of Viral Records.
Who inspires you the most musically?
50 Cent, as of right now.
What do you want people to take away after listening to your music?
Do you, be you, don’t worry about the irrelevant.
Any new music coming out soon?
I’m working on two EP’s, one for myself & my artist Jay Flaco.
What is your greatest achievement as a musician?
Being courageous enough to put my first record out.
Do you produce your own music? If not who do you work with?
I’m fully involved in the creative process as an executive, producer, and artist.
Who is one artist you wish you could work with?
I’m down to vibe musically with anyone.
Tell us about any new music you have coming out?
King Nasir – Shake it (Facts) [Prod. By JIDDY]
What does a day inside your shoes look like?
They’re some big shoes to fill, that much I can say. Managing being the #1 male adult content creator on the planet while simultaneously being a record label executive, modeling agency owner, and an influencer isn’t easy. I just make it look easy.
Anything else you want the audience to know about you?
I’m about to take over the world.