By way of Phoenix, AZ rap veteran N.O.K. drops his fourth album #RAPLINESMATTER with production from an array of producers including D.J. Pain1 and Tone Jonez. N.O.K. born Nicholas Byrd, has been songwriting and performing since the age of 14. Since that time N.O.K. has performed and toured in over 7 cities in the U.S. and has shared stages with the likes of Joe Budden, The Roots, Nas, Redman/Method Man, Lil Mo/Pusha T, Obie Trice, Lil Jon, Killa Mike, Duckdown, Sean Price, Snoop Dogg and more. Cities include Phoenix, AZ (Celebrity Theatre/Marquee Theatre/Venue of Scottsdale), NYC (Nells) Las Vegas (Hotel Aladdin) San Diego (4th and B) and Atlanta Georgia. N.O.K. has collaborated musically with rap legends Westcoast Kam and Wu-Tang alum Cappadonna on previous projects. N.O.K. formed his own label Byrdee Entertainment LLC in which he operates as a independent label.N.O.K. has appeared in numerous publications and on-air radio shows including Adam Corrola show, numerous college radio stations, Phoenix New Times, Power 98.3, and 101.5 fm (located in the Phoenix area) Music from N.O.K. has been used in numerous media outlets and movies including "Cody Black" directed by Chris Rogers which premiered in various theatres on the west coast as well as venues such as Blockbuster and Hollywood Video. To date N.O.K. has sold 3726 units including raps albums and singles over his last two album releases (not including physical units) and streams are approaching 120k all time on outlets such as Spotify, I-tunes, and other major distributors. N.O.K. recently premiered his lead single for his new album entitled "Freedom" on Worldstarhiphop.com which is currently sitting on over a million views. Currently N.O.K. plans to release his new project and premiere new visuals in conjunction with touring over the summer of 2018.