Nesto is an incredibly talented underground emcee hailing from Camden, NJ, and now residing in Fresno, CA. Nesto cites his inspirations as Future and Meek Mill, as he says in our recent interview. Emerging in the scene with his debut EP, Underway Vol. 1, he followed up on the project with Underway Vol. 2, before releasing a number of singles and two official albums, Trap on 1000, and Underway Vol. 3. Nesto is an incredibly unique musician, and we’ve highlighted three of our favorite tracks from the Fresno-based artist.

King Smith

King Smith features DC-based recording artist Spell Jordan, and production from frequent collaborator Glockley. Nesto and Glockley’s very different styles work perfectly together. The pair transition between each other effortlessly for an incredible track.


On Hundreds, Nesto delivers his rhymes in a slightly slurred yet still easy-to-understand manner, mixing traditional Bay Area sounds with his own unique flair – likely a result of originally hailing from Camden, NJ. Nesto further crafted a lane for himself with this release.


On Reasons, Nesto’s flow and songwriting ability has clearly leveled up. Nesto reflects on his life, struggles, and dreams of success over an old school ambient instrumental.


Nesto has a lot in store for 2021. We’re excited to see where Nesto takes us on his musical journey next. To learn more about Nesto, check out his exclusive interview with DCR.