- Date of Birth:
- January 17, 1995
Skate Maloley (born Nathan Montgomery Maloley in Omaha, Nebraska on January 17, 1995) is an American rapper and hip hop artist. Skate posted his first Vine on March 24, 2013, and has since pursued a career in music. He has performed with artists such as Jack & Jack, Los, and others. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California. Before he became a solo artist, Skate was an internet personality with Sammy Wilk. Together they made up the duo Sammy & Skate and released their debut single “Party People” in Nov. 2014. Their second single, “Wassup,” was released the following year. In July 2015, Skate was chosen to premiere his debut original song “Little Bit” on the horror feature film The Chosen featuring YouTube star Kian Lawley and actress Elizabeth Keener. In August 2015, Skate was nominated by the Teen Choice Awards under the “Next Best Thing” category. Skate prides himself on being an independent artist, having released all of his music without the signing of a major label. While in concert at Webster Hall in New York on February 20, 2016, the rapper attempted to stop one of the security guards from choking someone in the crowd. Security then rushed him and part of his team on stage.
Best Known For:
Skate Maloley is best known for being a rapper.
Skate Maloley had an early passion for both basketball and music. As a sophomore in high school, Skate attended a Wiz Khalifa concert, which inspired him to produce his own music. He also cites artists including Bruno Mars, Bob Marley, and Mac Miller as a few of his primary influences.