Video: Nef The Pharaoh – “Put You On” ft. Juvenile
Nef The Pharaoh Recruits Longtime Hero Juvenile For “Put You On” Video, Premiered Today by Billboard
“Neffy Got Wings is the album of the week” – Stereogum
“…the best rapper from Vallejo since the last great rapper from Vallejo” – Jeff Weiss
“…as a rapper, [Nef the Pharaoh] lets the energy lead and the bars follow, boasting and flexing with the kinds of memorable banalities that make up some of hip-hop’s best yet least-celebrated moments.” – Pitchfork
“Nef The Pharaoh is the Bay Area’s next up.” – HotNewHipHop
“Nef the Pharaoh runs neck-and-neck with Kodak Black as the most promising up-and-coming rapper who can’t yet rent a car.” – SPIN
Anybody who knows Nef the Pharaoh knows how much he, like most of his generation, reveres Cash Money Records. His biggest single to date, “Big Tymin,” with nearly 8M Spotify listens and nearly 9M YouTube views, is an homage the Big Tymers. In “Put You On,” a video premiered today by Billboard, Nef partners with one of his biggest inspirations, Juvenile. Filmed at the fifth annual Hiero Day festival in Oakland, California, the two trade raspy-voiced verses about staying loyal to your homies, while Nef brings the song together with a harmonic chorus. “Put You On” is the first single from Nef’s upcoming project.
Earlier this summer Nef released Fresh Outta Space 3, an album as sonically diverse and funky as the Bay Area itself. “Everything Big,” the project’s P-Lo-produced and FADER-premiered first single and a spiritual successor to “Big Tymin’,” is a valedictory track about Nef’s ability to provide for himself and his family and live a life of luxury at the same time. Dumb Life, the second single, is a hyphy anthem, the Architekz-produced “Do Ya Thang” is an inspirational track inspired by 2Pac’s “Keep Ya Head Up,” while the Snoop Dogg-featuring “Smoke Suffa” is the ultimate song for the heads and “ATM” is a strip club anthem. Featuring a spoken-word introduction from Sway of Shade 45‘s Sway in the Morning and an emotional closing track dedicated to Nef’s infant son, Fresh Outta Space 3 suits all moods
Signed to E-40‘s Sick Wid It Records, Nef The Pharaoh delivered his debut retail release, a self-titled EP, in November 2015 to high critical praise and commercial success for its single “Big Tymin’.” Nef followed his breakthrough project by joining producer Cardo for Neffy Got Wings, a collaborative EP which released in January. In the ensuing months, Nef kept a high profile as a featured artist, appearing with D.R.A.M. on E-40’s “Slappin’“ which has nearly 600,000 views on YouTube, interpolating Shaggy’s immortal “It Wasn’t Me” on “H.B.I.C.” from Bay Area producer Juneonnabeat‘s solo album, joining fellow rising star Rexx Life Raj for “Moxie Java,” and teaming with Casey Veggiesfor the DJ Mustard-produced “Stupidly Crazy,” stealing the spotlight from Future on the highlight from DJ Esco‘s E.T.: The Esco-Terrestrial. With Fresh Outta Space 3, Nef cements a successful 2016 and paves the way for his debut official release, coming soon.
Watch to “Put You On”: https://youtu.be/RmcdCIf7tDg
Check Out Billboard’s Premiere: http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/7565793/nef-the-pharaoh-juvenile-put-you-on-video
Nef The Pharaoh Background
Praised by Jeff Weiss as “the best rapper from Vallejo since the last great rapper from Vallejo,” the legendMac Dre being his predecessor, 21 -year-old Nef The Pharaoh is one of the Bay Area’s most exciting young emcees. Signed to E-40‘s Sick Wid It Records, Nef The Pharaoh delivered his debut retail release, a self-titled EP, in November 2015 to high critical praise. Featuring the breakthrough radio hit “Big Tymin’,” which charted at #34 on San Francisco’s 106 KMEL‘s Top 106 Songs of 2015 and earned more than 7.7 million views on YouTube, the Nef The Pharaoh EP firmly established the rapper on the national scene. Nef followed his breakthrough project by joining producer Cardo for Neffy Got Wings, a collaborative EP which released in January, and by accompanying G-Eazy, A$AP Ferg, and Marc E. Bassy on the national When It’s Dark Out Tour. Nef’s next project, Fresh Outta Space 3, releases September 1st.
“Put You On”: https://youtu.be/RmcdCIf7tDg
“Everything Big”: https://youtu.be/eAE830Li_GE
Neffy Got Wings: https://soundcloud.com/nefidelaphante/sets/niffy-got-wings
“Action” (ft. Ty Dolla $ign & Eric Bellinger): https://soundcloud.com/nefidelaphante/action-feat-ty-dolla-sign-eric-bellinger
“No Masturbation”: https://soundcloud.com/nefidelaphante/no-masturbation
Nef the Pharaoh: https://soundcloud.com/nefidelaphante/sets/nef-the-pharaoh
“Big Tymin'”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3EPYFrBaoQ