YBN Nahmir uploaded his first song called Mopsticks to his SoundCloud account on September 7, 2016. His debut mixtape Believe In The Glo was released a couple of months later, in January 2017. His second mixtape called #YBN was released on January 21, 2017.
In September 2017, YBN Nahmir's popularity skyrocketed partly thanks to Chris Brown
who posted a music video of YBN Nahmir’s song called “Rubbin Off The Paint” on his Instagram account.
He released his debut single “Rubbin Off The Paint” on September 29, 2017. The video went viral and received over two million views within the first three days of its release.