Northern State is a female hip-hop/indie rock group from New York, United States. The group consists of members Julie “Hesta Prynn” Potash, Correne “Spero” (previously “Guinea Love,” due to her Italian heritage) Spero, and Robyn “Sprout” Goodmark. The group is named after the Northern State Parkway, one of the highways on Long Island, New York State.
Northern State released their debut album, Dying In Stereo on Wichita Recordings in 2002. They went on to release two more albums, All City in 2004 and Can I Keep This Pen? in 2007.