A Christian hip-hop rapper and composer, NF may be the stage name of Nate Feuerstein from Gladwin, Michigan. Feuerstein endured a hardship-filled youth where his parents divorced, his mother’s sweetheart in physical form abused him, and his mom eventually wiped out herself. Music was his get away, and he started recording songs on the karaoke machine, with instrumentals using one mike and his raps in the various other. Placing second within a countrywide Fine Arts Celebration rap competition in 2008, and initial in Michigan the next year, he separately released a debut record, Moments, this year 2010. The record attracted the interest of Xist Music, which agreed upon him to a documenting offer in 2012, where time Feuerstein acquired taken over the stage name NF. The label announced the discharge of the EP that same calendar year, but it hardly ever made an appearance, and NF and Xist parted methods. NF spent another two years buying label and dealing with regional manufacturer Tommee Profitt in his studio room; they developed the melody “AWAKEN,” which persuaded Capitol Christian GROUP to indication him. CMG released a six-song (including a Manny Marroquin remix of “AWAKEN”) self-titled EP past due in the summertime of 2014.