Nav & Pop Smoke Have Another One

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Nav hits up Beats 1 to discuss "Turks" with Gunna & Travis Scott, as well as his upcoming collaboration with the late Pop Smoke.

Your favorite Learjet passenger came back with a vengeance last night, with Nav's long-awaited Travis Scott and Gunna collaboration "Turks" finally getting an official release. The first peddle to start a full-scale avalanche, the Canadian rapper's latest banger suggests big moves to come. Nav recently hit up the Beats 1 studios to talk shop, teasing some of his future plans and collaborations, including a posthumous release from the late Pop Smoke

After playing coy for a moment, Nav opens up about his upcoming music with Pop, which was recorded during the Meet The Woo 2 studio sessions. "That night we did 'Wolves,' we did that song 'Wolves,' we squeezed out another song," he reveals. "You know? Yeah. It kind of gives like a different kind of vibe to it. It's kind of a melancholy vibe to it."  

Nav & Pop Smoke Have Another One
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Unfortunately, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has thrown his trajectory out of whack -- for now. When asked if he has a release window for his new album, Nav speculates that it will be coming within a few months. "We don't have a date for it, but yeah, the world situation right now kind of switched up everybody's game plan," he reflects. "Yeah. We were kind of all in shock. You know how you supposed to do a release party, how you supposed to do all that stuff now? It's kind of weird, right? We just play it by ear day by day. Yesterday me and Travis Scott were making beats at Cash's house. He live down the street from me. He got a studio, so we were doing that. You never know what that's going to lead to."

From the sound of it, Nav isn't about to lose momentum. At least, not when there's still work to be done. "For me there's always a pressure to work," explains the rapper. "You know what I mean? I always keep pressure on myself to work. I always feel guilty when I'm relaxing." 

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<b>Feature Editor</b> <!--BR--> Mitch Findlay is a writer and hip-hop journalist based in Montreal. Resident old head by default. Enjoys writing Original Content about music, albums, lyrics, and rap history. His favorite memories include interviewing J.I.D and EarthGang at the "Revenge Of The Dreamers 3" studio sessions in Atlanta and receiving a phone call from Dr. Dre. In his spare time he makes horror movies.