Libya born Kosovan American rapper, singer and songwriter Labinot Gashi spent much of his young life as a refugee, moving from country to country. His family eventually settled in Brooklyn, NY, where he was introduced to music at a very young age. He absorbed a melting pot of musical influences throughout his youth, resulting in the formation of his own unique sonic palette that blends together different genres of music.
His dynamic sound led him to be signed by JAY-Z to Roc Nation and has allowed GASHI to collaborate with a wide range of talents ranging from Chris Brown to Travis Scott and Sting to Dua Lipa. He continues to defy and bend genres throughout his discography and has trophied countless global anthemic hits as well as critical acclaim. As a proud Albanian native, GASHI often draws on the infectious sound of the Balkans that has charmed and seeped through as the gold standard in pop. Today, GASHI is the only male Albanian artist to chart on Billboard charts multiple times.