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Nathan L. Walker (a.k.a.Nate Walka) is an American recording artist, Grammy Award winning songwriter, music producer and vocal producer based in Atlanta, Georgia and Studio City, California.
While studying business marketing in college, Nathan garnered a few titles — Champion of the XBOX 360 rap battle and Boost Mobile rap battle. He soon made the decision to leave college to pursue a music career. In 2009, Walker released a mixtape The Inauguration hosted by Don Cannon and DJ Knuckles. He soon then joined MTV’s Buzzin’ reality TV show.
In the midst of working on mixtapes, Walker began working on the Grammy Award winning song ‘Blame It’,performed by Jamie Foxx featuring T-Pain — it held the #1 positionand broke national records, replacing Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies”. It was also awarded ASCAP’s Rhythm & Soul Music Award for Best Song.
The success of “Blame It”, and the “Blame It” sample on Kid Cudi’s “Make Her Say”, garnered Walker for Grammy nominations including: Best Contemporary R&B Album (Intuition, Jamie Foxx), Best R&B Song (“Blame It”, Jamie Foxx), Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (“Blame It”, Jamie Foxx featuring T-Pain) and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group (“Make Her Say”, Kid Cudi featuring Kanye West & Common).
Walker continued to chart singles landing another placement, penning, “Say Aah” for R&B artist, Trey Songz’s Ready LP. “Say Aah” peaked at #3 on the Billboard Charts and reached Gold Status, becoming Songz’s first ever single to do so. He also received his fifth Grammy Nomination for Best Contemporary R&B Album (“Ready”, Trey Songz)