Navraj Singh Goraya, popularly known as ‘Nav’, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is of Indian Punjabi descent from Rexdale, Ontario. He is currently working with the XO and Republic Records and producing many EPs and albums.
Further, he began his musical journey through the music platform called ‘SoundCloud’. Then he went on contributing to Drake’s ‘Back to Back’ as record production and co-writer. Do you want to know more information on his personal life, career, and net worth? Then scroll below to keep on reading.
Caption: The Record artist and producer, Nav
Nav (Rapper): Bio, Family, Education
The rapper was born as Navraj Singh Goraya on 3 November 1989, in Toronto, Ontario. He was born as the child to the Sikhs parents originally from the northern state of Punjab. He has a Punjabi descent and has nationality in Canada. Further, his mother worked in computer manufacturing and his father operated a forklift.
His interest in music began when he was in third grade while his mother bought him a boombox. From his school times, he started to make mashups and producing beats under local Toronto artists. Hence, he became popular on SoundCloud. Also during that time, he revealed that he frequently got in fights and suspended during that time as well.
Nav (Rapper): Career & Life Achievements
He came in prominence in the year 2015, after earning a big break alongside American rappers, Drake in his song ‘Back to Back’. However, after that, he was less recognized but a few months later, when his music heard on the show ‘OVO Sound Radio’. It began him to make noticeable and make an impact on his skill too. In the same, he introduced himself in the ‘SoundCloud’ as well. After that, his popularity rose and noticed by a few more with other top artists.
Then in 2016, he began to start collaborating with bigger artists like Travis Scott. Nav worked in Travis’s second album’s singles ‘Beibs in the Trap’ which he co-wrote it as well. The song reached number 90 on US Billboard Hot 100 and followed by certified platinum by Recording Industry Association of America. Furthermore, he signed XO and Republic Records where he began to produced and co-produced his debut commercial self-titled mixtape ‘NAV’, featuring artists like The Weeknd.
In June 2017, he came out with his collaborated mixtape ‘Perfect Timing’ along with Metro Boomin. The mixtape features artists like Playboi Carti, Offset, Lil Uzi Vert, and Gucci Mane. The title song of the album peaked at number 89 on the Canadian Hot 100. Also, he received a nomination by Juno Awards in the category ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ in 2018. In the same year, he announced he is working on the upcoming ‘Reckless’ in the tour ‘Freshman Tour’.
The single ‘Wanted You’ from the debut studio album ‘Reckless’ featured Quavo, Scott, and Gunna. The song also charted him as a lead artist on the Billboard Hot 100. Later, he got two nominations on the Juno Awards in 2019. Then he released his second studio album ‘Bad Habits’ with XO Records and Republic Records. The album took the peak at number one on the US Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. In July 2019, he stated that he is working on his next project in an interview and will come out in the first quarter of 2020.
Nav (Rapper): Personal Life & Girlfriend
Moving toward his personal life or love life, he has been very secretive of his romance or daily life. As of some sources, he is currently single and not been married to anyone at the moment. The 30-years-old rapper is currently dwelling himself in his work and planning to extend more. So it must be the reason that he does not want to tie up with anybody as of now.
However, if not in affairs but he has dragged in several controversies like being subject of memes mocking his feature. Back in 2017, he had received backlash from some members of his musical audience fro using continuously ‘N-Word’. Later in an interview, he stated that he would be no longer using that word in his music.
Then in 2018, Kid Buu accused Nav and Lil Uzi stealing his flow in their singles hit ‘Wanted You’. But later Nav’s manager Cash confirmed that the accusation is false and only was made for rumors and controversies.
Nav (Rapper): Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Since 2015, he has been working in the rap and music industry officially. His first album hit the US Billboard Top 100 Albums Chart making him first lead artist. And second album reaching number one in the US Billboard 100 Albums Chart in March 2019. Therefore, his career had helped him to make a net worth which has an estimated at around $4 million.
The rapper is highly active over different social media platforms having personal and verified accounts. On Instagram, he has an account @Nav with 1.8 million followers. He has a Twitter account @beatsbyNav with 617k followers. Then on Facebook, he has an account @NavOfficialXO with more than 61.7k followers.
Nav (Rapper): Body Measurements
Talking about his body measurements, he has an average height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 meters. His slim and athletic body weighs 73 kg but no information on other body parts like chest, waist, or biceps. He has black hair color with dark brown eye color and mustache.