Interview with Yana

  • What first got you into music? Every since i was a little girl , i use to walk around the house singing although i could never sing . My mother use to sing to me growing up so I also carried that with me . My whole family had me rapping as their ringtone at the age of 4. In 3rd grade i wanted to be a singer but once i realized like i wasn’t that great at it i began to rap. i was always good at writing poetry and rhymes , i just wanted to rap them though . After awhile i stopped and didn’t start rapping seriously until August of 2020.

  • Who inspired you to make music? The summer of 2020 i reunited with a friend of mine named jittah who has been doing music for years . I started off being his manager but him being so confident and passionate really inspired me to wanna do music again as well because i believe i share that same passion, i just was not in the right circle of friends .

  • How would you describe the music that you typically create? I believe i create music that many people feel they might relate to . I talk a lot of about how i feel and where i wanna be . All times i present that music in a hip hop style or drill music style .

  • What is your creative process like? My creative process is i been finding beats , figuring out how the beat makes me feel like what they beat brings out of me is what i put on the paper when i’m writing .

  • Who would you most like to collaborate with? I would most like to Collaborate with kodak black . I’ve loved his music since i first heard him back in 2016. Kodak gives me confidence that i can make it out .

  • If you could go open a show for any artist who would it be? I would wanna open up for kodak black because i feel like i can attract his crowd .

  • What is one message you would give to your fans? Most people hate you because you are doing things they wish they had the balls to do .

  • What is the most useless talent you have? I am a great writer , I could write books if i wanted to.

  • Do you sing in the shower? What songs? Calling my spirit - Kodak Black and gangsta party - G herbo

  • What would you be doing right now, if it wasn’t for your music career? Well i am in college currently so i’d follow through with my degree which is business administration.

  • Where have you performed? What are your favourite and least favourite venues? Do you have any upcoming shows? i have never performed before

  • How do you feel the Internet has impacted the music business? I think the media helps the music business bring communities together .

  • What is your favourite song to perform? Schiz

  • Which famous musicians do you admire? J.Cole , A boogie with a hoodie , Kodak black , Lil Durk , Nicki minaj

  • What is the most trouble you’ve ever gotten into? I got a felony charge in criminal damage

  • What is the best advice you’ve been given? people will always have something to say so might as well do what you want

  • If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be? I feel like the industry pays attention only to who is popular , not who has potential to be popular

  • What’s next for you? Well if this doesn’t work out , regardless if it did or not I was gonna audition to preform in some shows

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