NatStar - Artist / Producer / Songwriter
Hip-Hop meets R&B in the soul of rising music Legend Christopher Stowe a.k.a NatStar, of Charlotte, North Carolina. NatStar is an urban music guru. At the current age of 25, this musician has finally found the way to fuse Hip-Hop & R&B. Hailing from Charlotte, NC, he's is ready to take the music industry by storm.
NatStar is the definition of a true artist; he writes, produces, sings, raps, and executes his own music. With each track was written, produced and performed by NatStar himself, his debut album "God's Gift" is a true reflection of using the gifts and talents to reach over mountains to touch millions.. His talent goes without saying. NatStar's a "cutie" according to the ladies, but this 25 year old hot new artist has a deeper connection about his music than sex appeal and chasing skirts. He Says, "Music to me is a 6th sense. It's a combination of my feelings and what I hear. Music is more than a recreation; it is the essence of our being. So with this essence I desire to birth a new talent into this industry. This genre of sound will cause the audience to voluntarily imprison themselves within my music." The enthusiasm behind "God's Gift" spread fast and his talent stretches beyond imagination. Bouncing off of his first documentary DVD entitled "Welcome to my World" in October 2005 and his first release party in December 2005 at The Werehouse in Winston-Salem, NC, NatStar is ready to cross all barriers to be the FACE of music itself. He is currently working on his next solo project "Change" to be released in Spring 2009. At age 11, NatStar began writing and producing. From 1990-1993 he performed and with Uncle Tim Turner's band doing cover songs for such artists as Das-Efx and Kris-Kross. The summer 1994 was the start of rap for NatStar as duo with Nasty Nice, together forming the K-9 Squad. In 1995 as a performer NatStar opened up shows for Atlantic Recording artist Brandy for the summer Carolinas tour while his single "Havin a G Time" received regular rotation spins on three North Carolina/South Carolina radio stations. In 2001 NatStar formed a group called Youngonez consisting of members: NatStar himself, Anthony Adams a.k.a Young Apostle, Roberto Williamson a.k.a Aspect, and Tremayne Lowery a.k.a Nasty Nice. The group recorded a self-entitled album "YoungOnez". In 2002 he signed his first independent label deal with "Now City Productions" headed by veteran Producer SKI who's known for Jay-Z's "Reasonable Doubt" and "In My Lifetime Vol.1", Camp-Lo, Foxy Brown, and Lil Kim. In efforts to keep his plate full, NatStar also landed production as well as a vocal opportunity on Camp-Lo's sophomore album "Let's Do It Again". NatStar also produced, wrote and recorded two songs with BlackStreet member Mark Middleton, "Can We" and "Fun 2night". From 2004 until current, NatStar has produced on records for major label artists such as The Nappy Roots, Loon, Freeky Zeeky, Sha Stimuli, Deonna Martin and many more. Also in 2004 he signed a second independent deal with AVS Records out of Atlanta, GA, and produced the entire album for AVS Records/GoldMind artist Double E, contestant on Missy Elliott's "The Road to Stardom".
Currently as the newest artist signed to Jatis Records along with Fase 1 Entertainment & Fontana/Universal Music, NatStar is ready to release "Cuff Your Chick" as his first single off of the forthcoming album entitled "Change". NatStar possesses the swagger of everyman's worst nightmare. Once this single drops, fellas beware! Cuff Your Chick or else, she's up for Nat's grab!