Non Native born Brendan Martin Walsh on March 21, 2000, grew up in his hometown of Cranford, NJ. From a young age he took an interest in music. He started off by playing drums to producing and making beats by the time he entered high school. He soon fully immersed himself in the New York Hip-Hop scene, interning at several studios throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. He increased his exposure by displaying his talents as a producer.
Non Native capitalized on the rising Drill Scene encapsulating New York, and began making beats for Fivio Foreign, producing songs such as “Move Like A Boss,” “Demons and Goblins,” and eventually collaborating with Lil Tjay and the King of Drill Pop Smoke, to create the New York anthem “Zoo York.”
Non Native solidified his place in mainstream music by producing more contemporary R&B such as H.E.R.’s “Hold On,” and producing four tracks on Lil’ Tjay’s most recent album Destined 2 Win, including the Platinum Record “Calling My Phone.”
Non Native recently signed with Sony Music Publishing, alongside his partner Bordeaux, making his presence known as one of America’s top up-and-coming producers.
Although Non Native’s has immense success in the Hip Hop/Rap and R&B scene, his talents accommodate multiple genres. His ability to move across cultures has brought about records like Kranium’s “Money in the Bank” ft. AJ Tracey.
Growing up as a musician, he used his rhythmic style and melodic ear to weave between genres with a skillfully distinct creative process. Non Native has worked with dancehall, pop, latin artists and more. Although early on in his career, Electronic Music played a part in his production. Follow Non Native on Instagram Here to follow his journey.