NAV Preps For "NAV 2" Project With New "Lately" Single

The Canadian singer is kicking off his tour this coming Tuesday (February 14) in Minneapolis.

BYHayley Hynes
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In the latter half of 2022, NAV impressed his fanbase with the arrival of Demons Protected By Angels. The 19-track effort landed on DSPs in early September, complete with guest appearances from Bryson Tiller, Lil Uzi Vert, Gunna, and more. To celebrate that project, the Canadian will be heading out on his Never Sleep tour next week – but not before sharing a new single with the world.

On Friday (February 10), the 33-year-old delivered "Lately," which is set to appear on his forthcoming NAV 2 album. According to a press release, the singer's next effort will be fully written and produced by him. It also marks the follow-up to 2017's NAV, which includes just one feature from The Weeknd on "Some Way."

Nav performs during Rolling Loud at NOS Events Center on December 12, 2021 in San Bernardino, California. (Photo by Timothy Norris/WireImage)

His "Lately" single arrives just in time for NAV's North American tour, which launches on Valentine's Day in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Afterward, the artist is due to take over cities like Detroit, New York, Atlanta, Dallas, Seattle, and Phoenix with special guests SoFaygo and RealestK. He'll also make stops in Vancouver, BC on March 12th and his final performance will take place in Toronto on April 11th.

For the Never Sleep tour's last night in the 6ix, NAV will perform alongside R&B star Bryson Tiller. On the latter's Demons Protected By Angels album, he linked up with the Kentucky-born singer to craft their "Reset" track. It remains unclear if the latter will make any appearances on the upcoming NAV 2 album, but here's hoping.

Stream NAV's "Lately" single from his upcoming NAV 2 project on Spotify or Apple Music below. Afterward, tell us your thoughts on the new release in the comments. Finally, check back later this weekend for more new release recommendations on our Fire Emoji playlist.

Quotable Lyrics:

Put this shit on your tongue if you want to feel like me
Got a lot goin' on, I know it's hard to deal with me
Never let shit get to my head, I'm stayin' solid
Baby, you can bet on me, I'm already all in


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Hayley Hynes is the Weekend Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop, and has been since 2021. She began writing for the website that same year, primarily covering content in the Music, Pop Culture, and Streetwear niches after graduating from Vancouver’s Blanche Macdonald Centre with a Fashion Marketing Diploma. She previously reported on Travel, Entertainment, Beauty, and News at Narcity Canada for over three years. Hayley has also contributed articles and interviews within these realms to Folklr Magazine and the Calgary Journal while studying Journalism at Mount Royal University. In her spare time, she freelances for Bandbox Vinyl, having already interviewed hip-hop icons like Atmosphere and explored Syd’s discography. Hayley also uses her expansive pop culture knowledge and passion for astrology/self-enhancement to help others explore their curiosity in an ongoing Instagram video series. Among her favourite hip-hop artists are A$AP Rocky, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, and Mac Miller.