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Chart-topping Michigan rapper NF has unveiled his first ever mixtape, CLOUDS (THE MIXTAPE). The release sees NF deliver some of his most enthralling rhymes, bringing his vulnerable and confessional storytelling to the collection of songs.
The opening track of the release, CLOUDS serves as the prologue to the mixtape, documenting the rappers decision for the release. Accompanied by a sparse and violin melody, the rapper delivers clever lines that morphs into a fiery delivery atop haunting harmonious backing vocals and an industrial beats.
To celebrate the arrival of the project, the rapper has dropped the visual for his latest single, STORY. Co-produced and co-directed by NF and Patrick Tohil, the intense visual bring the story that plays out within the track to life, detailing a painful memory that ends in catastrophe.
The musical project of Nate Feuerstein, NF dropped his debut album in 2015, bringing raw emotion and honesty that flowed into his follow up, Therapy Session. In 2017, Perception gave NF his first No. 1 album on Billboard’s Top 200 Chart, and delivered the multi-platinum hit single, Let You Down. In 2019, NF released his fourth album, The Search, earning his second consecutive No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Chart. Now certified Platinum, The Search featured Top 10 Pop radio hit Time and propelled NF to the global stage, selling out 19 dates on “The Search World Tour,” including shows across Australia and Europe.
With over 28 RIAA certifications and 18 billion streams, NF recently earned a spot in the Top 50 most streamed artists of 2020. His fifth album and first ever mixtape, CLOUDS (THE MIXTAPE) is set to release on March 26, 2021. Fans can expect NF to take his signature blend of lyrical introspection and powerful thematic elements to the next level on this 10-track project.
CLOUDS (The Mixtape) is out now! Watch the visual for STORY below.