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Songwriters Hall of Fame Welcomes Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye

Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye are among the 2016 inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic and Chip…
Anna Gaca / March 2, 2016

Duran Duran Add Shamir to Their Upcoming North American Tour

As if Duran Duran's upcoming North American tour couldn't be any hotter of a ticket — Nile Rodgers' continually Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…
Brennan Carley / January 25, 2016

Nile Rodgers Remembers David Bowie: ‘I’ve Always Called Him the Picasso of Rock’n’Roll’

Nile Rodgers, Chic frontman and veteran disco guitarist, was also a friend and frequent collaborator of David Bowie's. Together, the two worked on 1983's indelible…
Rachel Brodsky / January 12, 2016

Chic Will Play Coachella in 2016

The New York Times just ran a story on Chic's founding member and disco legend Nile Rodgers, and late in the piece, it's quietly mentioned that…
Brennan Carley / November 6, 2015

Q&A: Chaka Khan on Earning Her First Solo Nomination to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The 2016 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced yesterday — a diverse group of greats that includes trailblazing rap group N.W.A.,…
James Grebey / October 9, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016: Who’s Gonna Get In?

Earlier today, this year's nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 were announced. And surveying the list of the 15…
Andrew Unterberger / October 8, 2015

Chic and Nile Rodgers Promise ‘I’ll Be There’ on ‘Kimmel’

A couple of months after announcing their first album in 23 years (dropping in June via Warner Bros.), disco legends Chic stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform…
Rachel Brodsky / April 15, 2015

Daft Punk Made a Film for Nile Rodgers’ New Album

Daft Punk enlisted Nile Rodgers a couple of years ago for help on their Grammy-winning record Random Access Memories and based on the Chic leader's…
Colin Joyce / February 21, 2015

Chic to Release First New Album in 23 Years

Disco pioneers Chic — the late-'70s band co-founded by legendary guitarist Nile Rodgers — have been back in the conversation lately, with Rodgers guesting on…
Rachel Brodsky / February 2, 2015

Lou Reed and Kraftwerk Are Among the 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees

Lou Reed is being showered with well-deserved praise today. Just a few hours after he was announced as a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee as…
James Grebey / December 16, 2014

Kleeer Channel: Unsung R&B Bands of the 1980s

The most radical turn in rhythm & blues history occurred in the early 1980s: the shift away from self-contained bands who carried their road sound…
Chuck Eddy / December 6, 2012

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

Chic’s Nile Rodgers on Living It Up and Dying Like a Rock Star

Nile Rodgers has shaken your tailbone. From the deceptively smooth disco sounds he pioneered with Chic, to his songwriting and production work with Madonna (Like…
Adam Rathe / March 23, 2012

Daft Punk Team With Disco-Funk Legend Nile Rodgers

The godfathers of contemporary electronic dance music appear to be working on their next album with one of the godfathers of dance music's original American…
Marc Hogan / February 8, 2012
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