NF - Nate (Audio)
Official video for “Nate” by NF.
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CLOUDS TOUR ticket info:
SEP 22: Maryland Heights, MO -- Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
SEP 23: Noblesville, IN -- Ruoff Music Center
SEP 24: Clarkston, MI -- DTE Energy Music Theatre
SEP 25: Cincinnati, OH -- Riverbend Music Center
SEP 27: Cuyahoga Falls, OH -- Blossom Music Center
SEP 28: Burgettstown, PA -- The Pavilion at Star Lake
SEP 29: Bridgeport, CT -- Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater
OCT 01: Gilford, NH -- Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
OCT 02: Columbia, MD -- Merriweather Post Pavilion
OCT 03: Raleigh, NC -- Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
OCT 05: Tampa, FL -- MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
OCT 06: Jacksonville, FL -- Daily's Place
OCT 07: Pelham, AL -- Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
OCT 09: Simpsonville, SC -- CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park
OCT 10: Charlotte, NC -- PNC Music Pavilion
OCT 12: Brandon, MS -- Brandon Amphitheater
OCT 14: Rogers, AR -- Walmart AMP
OCT 15: Oklahoma City, OK -- Zoo Amphitheatre
OCT 16: Austin, TX -- Germania Insurance Amphitheater
OCT 17: Houston, TX -- Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman

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  • Mpumelelo Dlamini
    Mpumelelo Dlamini

    " I know somethings about the future you ain't ready for " WHAT DID HE MEAN, WHAT ARE THOSE THINGS?

  • Keelon Lawley
    Keelon Lawley

    There's a big difference between confidence and arrogance This hit hard

  • Keelon Lawley
    Keelon Lawley

    Anyone else fell asleep to this

  • Raquel Normand
    Raquel Normand


  • ex0-tekk

    Other rappers spit poison with fame and loot 🌟💎 Nate spits the serum with shopping carts and balloons 🛒🎈

  • Justin Price
    Justin Price

    How does this dude make songs that explains exactly how I feel. Don't get it, it's crazy

  • Altern8rlc - A Chelsea FC Channel
    Altern8rlc - A Chelsea FC Channel

    My names Nate and it feels like nf is talking directly to my soul 🔥🔥

  • YAMI

    Nate is real his life real comments: varies I listen cause Nate is a big win for me too

  • zag nadja
    zag nadja

    2:21-2:23 i just realized Nathan was saying yeah in the background

  • Chad Grothaus
    Chad Grothaus

    Need to chill Nate. Every lyric hit deep.

  • Andrew Perera
    Andrew Perera

    So meaningful

  • OblivioReaper TV
    OblivioReaper TV

    Thanks fam


    the first line is the MOST relatable line in any song followed closely by logics line "i just wanna die"

  • jaden bowles
    jaden bowles

    love this song

  • Dyllon Isaacs
    Dyllon Isaacs

    Wish he made a video of this song 🥺🔥

  • Terrence Griffin
    Terrence Griffin

    I can relate to this

  • William Carpenter
    William Carpenter

    Ur music has saved my life so many times and i thnk u

  • nate void
    nate void

    Little late to this song but this is good shit

  • Paula Phillips
    Paula Phillips

    Holy shit. This song is deep. I wasnt ready. Imma play it again though. You're amazing, this is poetry. This is music. This had me shook.

  • Scott Murphy
    Scott Murphy

    Great song

  • UltraXE 200
    UltraXE 200

    I need someone to listen..

  • nathan nixon
    nathan nixon

    Had to rewind that ending like a Gajillion times...sik! (3:24-4:35)

  • Zion'ah Robinson
    Zion'ah Robinson

    This song changed my life, Thank You.

  • Sam. Y
    Sam. Y

    99% sure you are an INTJ (Myer's Briggs) Nate, the same as me- don't ever stop releasing music pleeeassse I am a pianist and vocalist and have dabbled in music similar, but you man, you have the drive, the passion with restrictions that you smash through. You are my rolemodel. Never change

  • Sam. Y
    Sam. Y

    If you see this NF, I just want you to know that you are a poet. By definition. Don't let any fucker say otherwise, your vocabulary is 10 fold these joker rappers

  • Sam. Y
    Sam. Y

    I get shivers with every track, it's deep to the bones, it's an inner monologue I've never been able to articulate

  • Ayomide Emmanuel
    Ayomide Emmanuel

    Nothing ain't perfect.. You just got to pull your shits together...... 👌👌👌👌👌👌👌

  • Ayomide Emmanuel
    Ayomide Emmanuel

    When you need a touch of EM and J. Cole.... NF is the man you need... He's dope as fuck and lit... Fell in at the first dose of his track

  • Rick Orlando
    Rick Orlando

    Nate. I need someone to listen.

  • Unknown Person
    Unknown Person

    I like hoq future nate wrote himself a song

  • иight Rōxānne & DemonRose
    иight Rōxānne & DemonRose

    Jake Hill

  • I like Jeffy from sml
    I like Jeffy from sml

    I wish I had a time machine to tell my past self that he's going to find out he has autism and ADHD that's his parents would get divorced after 20 years his dog is going to be dead by he's nine his papa will die he will realize his dad is a shaming man who is racist and doesn't except gay people and also has phisicly hurt his sister before he was born and way more I'm 10 now so not slot has changed and the list goes on of bad things that will happen but this would be way to long of a comment

  • Suspicious I
    Suspicious I

    Ay, my name is Nate :D

  • Christopher Aina
    Christopher Aina


  • Annsley Roney
    Annsley Roney

    Happy birthday Nate..

  • Harry Whats
    Harry Whats

    To be real here nf is the only rapper who is trying to help people hes hes never met feel happy and joyful

  • WD Dilly
    WD Dilly

    Holy FUCK. This man's lyrics. Everything hits not just close to home.. but exactly on point. I don't know how to feel about that.

  • Miko

    Thank you so much for this song

  • Toni Sellers
    Toni Sellers

    I like Nate.. and it's an understatement❤️,he rap preaching💯

  • Tammylee McWrenn
    Tammylee McWrenn

    So much strength to pursue you . the hardest yet is tobelieven oneself while "fears hold you down .

  • nathan montana
    nathan montana

    hey my name is nathan for short nate

  • Nemo S
    Nemo S

    It's weird how my favorite rapper has the same initials as I do NF

  • Frieboy Jr
    Frieboy Jr

    How many people are listening to this now

  • Sakira Baez
    Sakira Baez

    i got an ad for dmx before this started so much cursing... NF forever

  • Nick P
    Nick P

    97 Bonnie and Clyde Eminem. This reminds me of that

  • raghav ibrahimovic
    raghav ibrahimovic

    thankyou NF wish could hug you

  • Krupal G
    Krupal G


  • Like Button
    Like Button

    I have had enough hurt donuts to last a lifetime

  • Johnnie Kennedy
    Johnnie Kennedy

    U mean when things get worse

  • Mcmorp lol
    Mcmorp lol

    I dont like how the last comment for this song was a year ago, lest freshen things up

  • Nf Real music
    Nf Real music


  • Floyd Fam
    Floyd Fam

    god. this song made me cry.

  • Toria Vicente
    Toria Vicente

    yup 🔥


    Every NF songs hits my soul

  • Man United07
    Man United07

    It's funny. After hearing this song so many times, you can hear the "Happy Birthday" song in the back of the mix at the beginning. I don't know why I just realized this, so creative, just mind-blowing.

  • Insomnia

    How many people think it's rambling at the start and don't notice it's a audio clip from Nates 6th birthday?

  • jason cunningham
    jason cunningham

    “Do you need someone to listen” bro I do but it feels like no one does 😭😭😭

  • What are you gay - Said Jesus to Morgan Freeman
    What are you gay - Said Jesus to Morgan Freeman

    It hits the hardest if you relate to every word like you and me.

  • Karina Cordero
    Karina Cordero

    embracing your inner child and the things you went through.


    Dear Nate, you saved my life several times.💯🙏

  • Lone Wolf Nergigante
    Lone Wolf Nergigante

    NF never fails of making lines that we can highly relate to and always remember.

  • Toalienforearth ჟửNiʠᵫ
    Toalienforearth ჟửNiʠᵫ

    7.6 million subs bro, thats the most I've ever seen congrats man, I know you probably don't care but that 7.6 is how many souls you've touched in one way or another, damn I'm so stuck I hate it just want to go jeuest tired of being tired n every doubting me always or doing me wrong simply glad you're successful man but I realize that won't make , me happy I what I want in life maybe just for people to love eachother so much hate it hurts to want to stay


      Look at Eminem's channel he has 47.8m subs

  • Robert J
    Robert J

    Why am I just now hearing the “Happy Birthday” song in the intro??

  • Daiigzi

    Am listening to this its almost like his saying my life . I understand u man

  • Nadine Bolger
    Nadine Bolger

    Fukoff U fukheads

  • Nadine Bolger
    Nadine Bolger

    Comeon then U fukhead

    • One Big fluke
      One Big fluke

      Lmao wtf

  • Nadine Bolger
    Nadine Bolger


  • HummusFire

    This song hit home hard

  • Reno Bizz HipHop uncovered
    Reno Bizz HipHop uncovered

    Everything is not ok

  • Tiffany Gorman
    Tiffany Gorman

    In the beginning there are people saying “Happy Birthday”

  • Joseph Willard
    Joseph Willard

    The beat is haunting, I fucking dig all of this as a whole!

  • :P Broke Boi Joey:P
    :P Broke Boi Joey:P

    damn that hit home..

  • Nate Hopf
    Nate Hopf

    yo wtf my name is nate and i can relate to every lyric this is so crazy me nate and him nate are similar in many ways thats crazy

  • Evan D Keeler
    Evan D Keeler

    A year ago I was in a dark place... NF brought me out of it. NOW I'M A PURE OPTIMIST! Thank you so much, man!

  • adam doesnt aimbot stop accusing him of it
    adam doesnt aimbot stop accusing him of it

    I like to think of this song as a therapy session between young Nate and Current Nate

  • Scanty

    "You might get a glimpse of happiness from your achievements But what you'll learn as you get older, every time you reach one Is you'll just make another goal that doesn't lead to freedom" That hit me so hard and yes I can relate

  • Levi Smith
    Levi Smith

    im sorry a amazing song but where is the shopping cart

  • Isa Lopez
    Isa Lopez

    “Don’t let nobody tell you who to be or write you narrative” Love that line

    • Isa Lopez
      Isa Lopez

      @Haysales LOL

    • Haysales

      I heard taht line the moment iread this what the heck

  • BMammaLuv

    🖤it may not of been as easy as it seems to share your story , but I’m glad you did ❣️🖤

  • Anas Alemam
    Anas Alemam

    im not questioning life.... im questioning everything man :( im near of the abyss and im scared of losing my self..... :(

  • PandaBoy

    finding good christian rappers is so hard atm, thanks for being here nate :) we all appreciate you so much

  • Shiva Sharma
    Shiva Sharma

    "I'm here for you if you need someone to listen" That hits hard Cause when no one is there for you, you have to be there for yourself

  • Razvan Dedu
    Razvan Dedu

    Nate... yeah

  • TheKid Lives
    TheKid Lives

    Sometimes I wanna disappear like I don't exist -NF -And me

  • Ky Ramos
    Ky Ramos

    did anyone else realize they are singing Happy Birthday to him in the beginning?

  • IIV Official
    IIV Official


  • PennyLayne Broom
    PennyLayne Broom

    about a year ago, i introduced this song to my parents as a song i relate to... they told me that once i'm an adult i can claim that i relate to it because "I've never been through anything"... i'm 12 and i've had my fair share of troubles.. -_-

    • PennyLayne Broom
      PennyLayne Broom

      @GOATGames YT I'm 12- anyways yeah... they tried putting me in therapy but i don't like opening up to people, more so to strangers..

    • GOATGames YT
      GOATGames YT

      Im 11 and have been through ALOT, I even have go to therapy so I can relate

  • Bakudeku Guardian
    Bakudeku Guardian

    I recently became a fan of NF, so I've been catching up on his album, and I gotta say... This song hit me differently to the point where I almost cried. A couple of lyrics struck me hard, it felt like he was talking to me, like he had me figured out when he talked about abandonment issues and other things. Then I read the title of the song and realized he was talking about himself... Damn. It's hard to put my thoughts into words right now, but sometimes I focus so much on the negative things that I forget that there are actually still people out there who'd get me. I'm not in a bad place, but I've been there before with my own mind, thinking and feeling things I never felt before about myself and living life on autopilot. This song made me realize a few things- and one of them is that I thought I put my past feelings behind me, but a tiny fragment of them still remains within my mind, making me doubt myself and argue with myself still, but it's up to me to ultimately decide whether I'll let them take over me again or not. And I'm not going to let them ever take me down again. I hate to admit that I am scared inside of failure, abandonment, and disappointment, I tend to cover it up with occasional anger or an act of confidence- but I'm proud to admit that I am strong enough to surpass anything that comes at me in the end, and I have more confidence in myself than I ever had before. I'll prove that I can make it to where I want to be.

    • Nikki


  • nate

    my name is nate

  • Yt_ NowUrDead
    Yt_ NowUrDead

    Guess it’s another one of those days

  • Benjamin Estes
    Benjamin Estes

    Plot twist: He's talking to everyone, because he was just like all of us and knows what pain really is.

  • Jontea Bennett
    Jontea Bennett

    First time hearing Nf and I can't stop listening.

  • Kej Bi
    Kej Bi

    im speechles how this guy can play with words, holy shit

  • Lauren

    7\\))88)8888 M&)80)€8€888888

  • Jennifer Archuleta
    Jennifer Archuleta

    This song hits almost too hard I love this song

  • Unkown Person
    Unkown Person

    Tip: If you thing you are an idiot/moron/stupid/trash/dump, think of people who disliked this video.

  • Matas Navickis
    Matas Navickis

    I know he's talking to his younger self but when it hit 1:50 it really felt like he was talking to me as well. I know he probably gets these comments a lot but this hit really close to home

  • Muhammad Hafizi
    Muhammad Hafizi

    Yeah, sometimes I wanna disappear like I just don't exist Or find a time machine and take me back when I was six Maybe younger, either way, I guess the point of it Would be to tell that little kid that he's gon' take a lotta hits Yeah, I'd probably grab your hand and tell you life is hard If you got questions or you need advice, then talk to God 'Cause He's the only one that listens even when you think He isn't Even good people are great at makin' bad decisions, yeah (Oh) They ain't gon' take it serious You find out pretty quick that life is more than just appearances I know some things we could avoid to save embarrassment But everything that breaks you down can also build your character 'Cause people love to see you fail, just be aware of it Don't let nobody tell you who to be or write your narrative Look, we're all products of the things that we experience But there's a big difference between confidence and arrogance You hearin' this? I know that you don't get it now, but you gon' get it later I know you feel like you're alone and no one loves you maybe And you gon' cover insecurities with lotsa anger The weird thing is someday all of this will make you famous (Oh) You start to write about your life and while they're all relatin' You'll make up a slogan, call it "Real," but feel like you're the fakest Wish I could tell you that your future's nothin' but amazin' That's just not the case, and I guess I just don't know how to say this I don't know if you can hear me or not But if you can, I just want you to know You gon' make a lotta mistakes And they gon' laugh in our faces That's part of life, that's just the way that it goes (That's just the way that it goes) And I don't know if you can hear me or not But if you can, I just need you to get it I know you been questionin' life Trust me, I know what it's like I'm here for you if you need someone to listen Do you need someone to listen? See, Mom and Dad are not together, they took different routes But you probably already knew, you gettin' older now Remember back when Mom picked us up from Grandma's house? And she hid her boyfriend in the trunk and drove a couple miles? Down the street, and then she pulled over to let him out 'Cause she ain't want Dad to know she had these type of dudes around 'Cause last time he found out, he had to take us from her You look uncomfortable, I'm sorry, let me change the subject (Hey) You know how we've always struggled with abandonment? (Yeah) And when we feel like someone's leaving, we start panickin'? (Oh) (Yeah) And yo, I wish I could say I've learned to manage it You think it's bad now, but you don't know the half of it Passion is somethin' we have never lacked We see it the most when we're writin' raps They think it's funny now, let 'em laugh I know you think it's just an outlet when you're really mad But you don't know the platform you're about to have (Oh) I know some things about the future you ain't ready for I know some things that you gon' cover up, but can't ignore And what hurts is they gon' surface at the worst moments And we gon' act like it don't hurt us, but it hurts, don't it? We walk around with the devil talkin' on both shoulders Wish I could tell you that he disappears when we get older But that's just not the case, and I know you feel out of place And everything is not okay, and life can be a lot to take, but… I don't know if you can hear me or not But if you can, I just want you to know You gon' make a lotta mistakes And they gon' laugh in our faces That's part of life, that's just the way that it goes (That's just the way that it goes) And I don't know if you can hear me or not But if you can, I just need you to get it I know you been questionin' life Trust me, I know what it's like I'm here for you if you need someone to listen Do you need someone to listen? You know how intoxicated people make us nervous? To the point sometimes we shake and it feels so disturbin' Don't be scared, that's just trauma tryna reach the surface And tell us everyone we love is gonna try to hurt us Which isn't true, but it's a lie that both of us believe in Yeah, you might get a glimpse of happiness from your achievements But what you'll learn as you get older, every time you reach one Is you'll just make another goal that doesn't lead to freedom See, some things about to happen that you can't imagine At 24, you'll drop an album, and you'll call it Mansion At 25, you'll put out Therapy and gain some traction Skip to track number four, now that's a really sad one Yeah, Perception's coming next, we 'bout to reach the masses It sounds awesome; at the same time, it doesn't matter At 27, we'll make millions, but it's really sad 'cause You learn to realize that none of this will make you happy I wish that I could look at you with empathy Sometimes I feel like I've become what you were scared to be Which makes it really hard to look at you with sympathy 'Cause if I'm feeling bad for you, then I have to feel bad for me And that's just something I feel like we don't deserve That's why I'm always looking down on you, I know it hurts I'm sure you have a lot of questions I've been tryna search to find us both some answers I'll be here for you if things get worse

  • Irina Yeremina
    Irina Yeremina

    Fave song



  • Taven Wild
    Taven Wild

    oml this is the best song ever man nate u got a gift