SPIN Daybreaker: 24 Songs That Are Larger Than Life

We’re finally in April and it’s only fitting we bring forth a mega-mix to set the momentum for the 28 days ahead. Daybreaker has arrived…
Eleni Rodriguez / April 2, 2021

Afropunk Brooklyn 2019 Lineup

We’ve gotten used to seeing slight variations on the same festival lineups over and over, so it’s always refreshing to see a music festival that…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / March 27, 2019

Watch NAO’s Tiny Desk Concert

London R&B singer NAO visited NPR's Tiny Desk to perform four songs from her excellent sophomore album Saturn. She brought along a six-member band that rearranged digitally inventive LP cuts like "Bad Blood"
Tosten Burks / March 25, 2019

The 101 Best Songs of 2018

This year gave us a Post Malone song we wish we didn’t like so much, a bunch of Kanye music we wish we liked more,…
SPIN Staff / December 20, 2018

The 51 Best Albums of 2018

Across publications, tastemakers, even members of our own staff, there was little consensus about who made the best music of 2018. Reliable superstars were either…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2018

NAO’s Saturn Is a Confident and Cosmic Journey of Self-Discovery

NAO begins her second album with a wish: "I hope you find your way." While it's meant as a cordial farewell…
Joshua Minsoo Kim / November 2, 2018

Stream NAO’s New Album Saturn

NAO's second album Saturn has arrived. The album follows the singer born Neo Joshua's 2016 debut For All We Know and features rap-singer 6lack, TDE's SiR, and London based Kwabs alongside…
Isabella Castro-Cota / October 26, 2018

NAO – “Curiosity”

British R&B singer-songwriter NAO has released "Curiosity," the final single from her upcoming sophomore album Saturn. The song, which she co-produced with modern London soulsmiths GRADES and…
Tosten Burks / October 5, 2018

Video: NAO – “Make It Out Alive” (ft. SiR)

Shooting a video amongst wheat fields and dirt roads in a midwestern or southern town is the go-to move for evoking a certain idyllic type…
Israel Daramola / September 24, 2018

NAO Announces New Album Saturn and World Tour

A week after the release of her new single "Make It Out Alive," NAO has formally announced her sophomore album Saturn, the follow-up to 2016's…
Israel Daramola / September 7, 2018

Nao – “Make It Out Alive” (ft. SiR)

U.K. R&B songstress Nao has released a "Make It Out Alive," a dreamy and bass-heavy new single that features vocals from burgeoning TDE-singer SiR. The smooth…
Israel Daramola / August 28, 2018

Chic – “Till the World Falls”

Chic is releasing their first album in 26 years, It's About Time, and it's due out on September 14. Today, the group's mastermind Nile Rodgers has released the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 22, 2018

NAO – “Another Lifetime”

Back in 2016, British singer and producer NAO's debut full-length For All We Know exploded elements of funk, soul, R&B, and pop with meticulous attention to detail, swooping bass, and studiously…
Anna Gaca / June 13, 2018

Nile Rodgers & Chic — “Boogie All Night” (ft. NAO and Mura Masa)

Nile Rodgers has regrouped disco legends Chic for It’s About Time, the band's first album in 26 years. In the meantime, Chic debuted a…
Maggie Serota / June 13, 2018

Nile Rodgers Says New Chic Album to Feature Debbie Harry, Bruno Mars, Haim and More

A little while back, Nile Rodgers said there was a new Chic on the way, and now the band's guitarist and co-founder has shared more…
Rob Arcand / April 22, 2018
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