Queensbridge, NY’s Nature was introduced to the public in 1997 as a member of Nas’ supergroup The Firm, whose members also included AZ and Foxy Brown. The Firm’s first and only album, Nas, Foxy Brown, AZ & Nature Present The Firm: The Album, went platinum, and topped the Billboard 200 Albums Chart.
The group disbanded in 1997 with the various members pursuing solo projects. Nature’s debut album For All Seasons was released in 2000 by Columbia Records and featured a guest appearance by Nas. The album climbed to #50 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. Nature followed up in 2002 with Wild Gremlinz, which was released independently. The album reached #9 on the INdependent Albums chart. A third album, Pain Killer was released in 2008. His last effort, the EP Seasons Changed, dropped in 2013-14 under DCM.
With the new album Target Practice, Nature returns with 12 unreleased tracks that perfectly capture the style that made him one of the East Coast rap golden era’s most respected artists.