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Adigwu-bard Nnamdi better known as YOUNG NAB is a talented nigerian rapper, songwriter and a producer.Originally from the southern part of nigeria but grew up in the west. YOUNG NAB started out as a member of a small rap group "Dream Soldiers" in 2004. The group wrote and performed songs together at school talent shows and social nights. However in 2006, the group had a split just before graduati
on.YOUNG NAB decided to pursue a solo career, writing songs on his own and taking DIY lessons on the Fruity Loops production software also gaining knowledge from local top producers who helped in perfecting his skills. Afterwards he was able to produce his own beats and went ahead to produce tracks for local artistes to raise money for his studio fees. In 2007, freshman year in the university YOUNG NAB recorded his first solo effort ; "Get Up" ft. Gaffy, Frankie. In 2008 he went on to record a collaborative effort with a friend who he met at a recording studio; "What you Got" ft. Frosty. This track literally started a new chapter in young nab's career, making him a household name on campus. He built himself a fanbase while doing several shows.In addition to that he has opened for nigerian superstars like : "Terry G" "Jesse Jagz" "Ice Prince" and "Brymo". Within the following years, YOUNG NAB recorded over 20 songs, featured on collaborations,several internet blogs, music websites, locally and internationally. In october 2011, he released his debut mixtape ; "Young Fresh and Icy" vol.1 hosted by Dj. G-Funk ; a local DJ, member of the nigerian coalition of DJs and an old friend. This increased his online following gaining attention nationally and internationally from music listeners, DJs and media houses. Later that year, he emerged 4th position amongst the top 20 finalist in the "Sprite radio Ad competition". In March 2012, he released a cover (rap version) of a hit song "Dami Duro" by nigerian popstar; Davido. Resulting into another radio hit single which went viral online and on the streets of Lagos, Nigeria. YOUNG NAB debuted on the Top 20 Afrobreakers chart at no. 6 with "Pretty Little Star" ft. M-zee, a self produced single off his sophomore mixtape; "Premonition EP".
With influnces such as Fabolous, Bow Wow and Drake YOUNG NAB has been able to create a catchy, laid back but unique style of rap which sets him apart from the bandwagon. YOUNG NAB has gone through artiste development programs and has had consultations with industry major A&Rs such as Darnell Hodges [Def Jam/UMG/SlipNslide] , Taira Daniels [Lisa Music Management], Aaron Kane [ TAVA Ent./Atlantic records]. An unsigned independent artiste about to take the music buissness to another level.