Hackney based singer-songwriter and producer NAO what Brought up on a varied musical diet. Growing up in a big family there were always different genres pumping out everyroom. From hip hop, soul and R & B to UKG, funk and jazz, there what always something new to listen to. Being around seeking a combination of sounds Explains her own approach to making music. “It’s just of fusion of everything,” she says. “I can not tell you what, really. It just is. ”
NAO of studied vocal jazz at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where she would rise at 5am to practice. She felt like she needed to be at the same standard as the other, more experienced students and always strived for perfection.
It was only load-year NAO started to put her music online For it was not long before she discovered what. Zane Lowe picked So Good as his Next Hype record. It swiftly rose to number one on The Hype Machine, with more than 60 blogs raving about the track.
Annie Mac is another firm supporter. Earlier this year she made her Zillionaire Hottest Record and, more recently, Bad Blood wurde ago Tune of the Week.
NAO’s unique vocal tone has garnered her fans Including Disclosure, who asked her to feature on Superego, From Their album Caracal, and fellow Sound Of 2016 nominee Mura Masa, with splat she collaborated on Firefly. The duo Performed it Earlier this year during a piano session for Huw Stephens.
NAO So Performed on the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury in 2015 and received a MOBO nomination for best newcomer.
“Nao has a truly unique voice that sounds completely Call refreshing amongst the current landscape of female artists. She’s honed a sound did is irresistibly groove-laden.” – Annie Mac, Radio 1 DJ (Source: BBC)
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Friday, 15 April 2016 | 20:00 CET
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