Kaytranada

Chance the Rapper – “And They Say” ft. Kaytranada

Montreal's Kaytranada performed a guest set at Pharrell's Beats 1 show OTHERtone, which aired on Sunday. While a Kaytranada mix is a solid enough selling…
Brian Josephs / May 15, 2017

Mary J. Blige Thrives With Kaytranada and BADBADNOTGOOD on “Telling the Truth”

There are many gravity-shifting R&B artists who refuse to suture their emotional wounds. What makes Mary J. Blige one of the genre's most compelling voices is…
Brian Josephs / April 28, 2017

10 Songs That Influenced Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

With DAMN., Kendrick Lamar pulls back from the epic scope that defined To Pimp A Butterfly to deliver a rawer, more personal…
SPIN Staff / April 18, 2017

Afropunk Festival 2017 Lineup Includes Kaytranada, Thundercat, Nao, Sampha, Soul II Soul, More

Afropunk has announced the lineup for its flagship festival in Brooklyn. This year's iteration will feature a stage curated by Solange Saint Heron label that includes Sampha,…
Brian Josephs / April 6, 2017

The Track List For Mary J. Blige’s New Album Looks Really Good

Mary J. Blige is coming out with her new album Strength of a Woman on April 28. Unlike her previous album The London Sessions, which featured collaborations with British…
Brian Josephs / March 30, 2017

New Music: Freddie Gibbs – “Alexys”

This Friday, Freddie Gibbs will release his new project You Only Live 2wice, his first project since being acquitted of sexual assault in Austria. After speaking on…
Brian Josephs / March 27, 2017

New Music: Stream NAO’s For All We Know Remix EP ft. Kaytranada, SBTRKT, More

NAO's debut album For All We Know has gotten the remix EP treatment. The new project, streamable below, features reworks from Mura Masa, LOXE (with a…
Brian Josephs / February 9, 2017

New Music: Alicia Keys and Kaytranada – “Sweet F’in Love”

Kaytranada has a known appreciation of mid-aughts R&B hits and deep cuts, so it's no surprise that he's finally linked up with Alicia Keys for…
Brian Josephs / January 10, 2017

Coachella 2017 Will Feature Radiohead, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, the xx, Bon Iver, More

Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar will headline Coachella's Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, respectively, as organizers announced the festival's lineup today. The Indio, California mega-festival remains two…
Anna Gaca / January 3, 2017

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

New Music: Kaytranada – “Planet Rock (Planet Invasion Remix)”

Kaytranada's debut album, 99.9%, proved he was an excellent producer, but he hasn't stopped dropping great remixes. After putting his stamp on Solange's "Cranes in the Sky" and…
Brian Josephs / December 6, 2016

Video: BADBADNOTGOOD – “Lavender” ft. Kaytranada

BADBADNOTGOOD have released a music video for their Kaytranada-featuring track "Lavender." The new clip—which is their second in support of this year's IV LP— is directed by…
Brian Josephs / November 16, 2016

Kaytranada’s “You’re the One” Video Is a Glorious ’90s Homage

Kaytranada recently won Canada's prestigious Polaris Prize for his debut album 99.9%, but the promotional cycle is far from over. Just days after dropping his…
Kyle McGovern / September 27, 2016

Listen to Kaytranada’s 0.001% Mixtape, Featuring Chance the Rapper and Usher Remixes

Kaytranada has released 0.001%, an hour-and-a-half mixtape. The mix of original production and remixes--both Usher and Chance the Rapper get the treatment--comes a few days after after he…
Brian Josephs / September 22, 2016
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