Rina Sawayama

Objectively Correct Lists

We Asked Musicians About the One Artist We Should Listen to in 2019

Because good musicians know about good music and that's a fact.
Daisy Jones
1.10.19
Alone/Together

Pop Stars Are Dismantling the Stigma Around Going to Gigs Solo

How acts like Robyn – with her recent secret-gig social app – and Rina Sawayama are finding innovative ways to unite their fans IRL.
Jake Hall
10.31.18
Holy Shit

Oh Damn, Rina Sawayama’s “Cherry” Is a Sugary, Pansexual Bop

This is one of the rising UK pop artist's most confessional tracks to date.
Daisy Jones
8.14.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Rina Sawayama is Extraordinary in Her “Ordinary Superstar” Video

Check out the glamorous new video for her 'RINA' highlight.
Shaad D’Souza
6.6.18
PROFILES

The Subversive Pop Power of Rina Sawayama

The London artist's debut album 'RINA' is a masterclass in pop music history reworked for a generation brought up on the Instagram timeline.
Daisy Jones
6.6.18
New music

Rina Sawayama Just Put Out a New Type of Love Song

Part R&B slow jam, part future pop, "Valentine (What's It Gonna Be)" makes V-Day sound fresh as hell.
Lauren O'Neill
2.14.18
Obsessive Tendencies

On Pop Music, Instagram Anxiety and Being Alone

It's comforting to see artists like Shamir, Rina Sawayama and Hannah Diamond make sense of my rabid internet addiction.
Daisy Jones
9.20.17
International Women's Day 2016

25 Women Under 25 Who Are Absolutely Killing It Right Now

From Mabel and Ta-Ha to Jorja Smith and Little Simz, here's 25 of our favorite emerging female artists under 25, all in one place.
Noisey Staff
3.11.16
Premieres

Fall for the Smooth Curves of Rina Sawayama's "Where U Are"

The Japan-born, London-based singer pulls apart false personas and perception manipulation in this era of digital love desperation.
Kim Taylor Bennett
1.28.16