Born Neo Jessica Joshua, East London raised Nao is redefining the music industry with her bold and experimental style. Her new project Saturn is about the process of embracing adulthood and contemplating the naivety of youth. It’s both a celebration of new possibilities and a chance to reflect.
In 2014, she released her debut EP So Good through her own label Little Tokyo. In 2015, Nao released her second EP, February 15, which made Nao’s career began to take off. By the summer she found herself playing to a packed-out crowd at Glastonbury and had landed a MOBO nomination for Best Newcomer. She was also invited to sing on Disclosure’s 2015 chart-topping album, Caracal.
Two years later, Nao released For All We Know via Little Tokyo, now licensed to Sony subsidiary RCA, which was honoured by a Brit nomination for Best British Female Solo Artist later that year.