Five Minutes With: Montreal Rapper Nate Husser

Nate Husser, the Montreal-born rap artist, has swiftly become a global sensation, captivating audiences with his dynamic music and compelling vision. His upcoming release, ‘Dark Songs To Drive To,’ under +1 Records this fall, promises a blend of menacing beats and lyrical finesse showcased in lead singles “Did it b4,” “Lemons,” “Itchy Palms,” and “Ready For War.”

Formerly a key member of The Posterz, Nate has collaborated with renowned names like Kaytranada, LUCKI, Mick Jenkins, and Cousin Stizz, solidifying his status as a seasoned artist. Relocating to L.A. in 2022, his album ‘All Time High’ received widespread acclaim, propelling his streaming numbers, landing him on US Shazam charts, and securing lucrative partnerships with Puma and Pro Club.

Beyond music, Nate’s commitment to philanthropy shines through his annual charity basketball tournament in his hometown, highlighting his deep connection to Little Burgundy. With plans to launch his clothing brand E*W and a successful acting stint in ‘Amours d’occasion,’ Nate remains grounded, aspiring to showcase the essence of his upbringing through his work.

Nate Husser
Photo by: Shutherspeed

Name:

Nate Husser

Genre:

Hip hop

Founded:

1991

# of Albums:

4

Latest Album:

Dark Songs To Drive To

Latest Single:

Ready For War

Latest Video:

Favourite musician growing up:

Lil Wayne, Eminem

Favourite musician now:

Lil Wayne

Guilty pleasure song:

Nicki Minaj – Last Time I Saw You

Live show ritual:

Oysters and Champagne

Favourite local musician:

Kris Tha Spirit (Mtl), Chris O’bannon (LA)

EP or LP?

Just P

Early bird or night owl?

Both

Road or studio?

Both

Any shows or albums coming up?

Dark Songs To Drive To

Where can we follow you?

Facebook | Instagram | Tiktok | Youtube | Soundcloud

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Rapid Fire Local Questions:

What is your favourite local restaurant?

Aquinta, the Portuguese restaurant

What is your favourite street in your city and why?

St-Martin in Little Burgundy. We call it Da Martin, like the pendant on my chain. That’s the block.

What is your favourite park in your city and why?

Oscar Peterson, that’s the park I was damn near raised in.

What is your favourite music venue in your city?

Belmont and Bell Centre

What is your favourite music store in your city?

HMV back when it used to exist right there in St-Catherine was my sht!

 

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