Nathan "Nate" John Feuerstein (born March 30, 1991), whose stage name is NF, is an American Christian hip hop rapper, singer and musician. He released an extended play in 2014 with Capitol CMG, NF, and it was his breakthrough release on the Billboard charts. He as released two studio albums: Mansion in 2015 and Therapy Session in 2016.
NF, born Nathan John Feuerstein, in Saginaw, Michigan on March 30, 1991. His parents divorced, and he was raised by his father. His mother died of an accidental drug overdose in 2009. He was a 2009 graduate of Gladwin High School, and was on the basketball team. NF started his career by going to "Fine Arts Festival."
NF started making music in 2010, and released his debut album Moments under the name Nathan Feuerstein. During this time he also started working on his EP, NF, but didn't release it until 2014 because of a label dispute with Xist Music that caused them to part ways. Despite this, NF did return to make a song for Xist Music for their compilation album. The album was released on August 28, 2012. He released a single, Beautiful Addiction, on November 4, 2013 as Nate Feuerstein. He signed to Capitol CMG in 2014, before the release of the EP NF. This project was his breakthrough release on the Billboard, as it charted on the Christian Albums chart at No. 12, on the Top Gospel Albums at No. 4, and on the Top Rap Albums at No. 15. This extended play was reviewed by Jesus Freak Hideout and New Release Tuesday, receiving two three-and-a-half-star reviews. CCM Magazine reviewed the EP and awarded it four stars. His first studio album, Mansion, was released on March 31, 2015 by Capitol CMG.
NF is featured on Flame's song "Start Over" and TobyMac's song "Til the Day I Die" on his album This Is Not a Test. His song "Intro" is featured in the video game Madden NFL 16. NF's songs have been featured on ESPN, VH1, Showtime, NBC's Chicago P.D., Grimm, Shades of Blue and also featured in the season finale trailer of Fox's Empire. His music video for "Intro" exclusively premiered on MTV.com's homepage, and the video has also appeared on MTVU, Absolute Punk, 2Dopeboyz, Raps & Hustles and The College Dropouts.
His second studio album, Therapy Session, was released on April 22, 2016. "I Just Wanna Know" was released as a single on April 8, 2016 and "Real" was released on April 22, 2016.