What is your name and your city?
My fan base recognizes me by my yellow balaclava, my artist name is YND, I was born and based in Paris, France.
Tell us about your latest releases, what inspired you to create them?
My album “serene future” was written to tell the state of mind in which I find myself, passionate, in love with music. With the confinement of the covid I needed to free my mind, and to make it travel through my music.
What is unique about you and your music?
My style is very striking at first, by my yellow balaclava, my style is very recognizable, I am identified by yellow, which can be seen everywhere, my balaclava, my Instagram, my clips. Yellow is synonymous with freedom, wealth, royalty but also with the future, hence the name of my album “serene future.
When did you realize you were going to make music professionally?
I immersed myself in music very early on, my father had a career as a guitarist. Thereafter I tried music for my pleasure and then it quickly became my passion.
What kind of music do you listen to ?
I’m very open-minded, I listen to everything as long as it sounds good in my ears, I like to listen to songs that detach from my rap style, it allows me to change my state of mind and to Inspire.
What inspires you to write music?
I draw a lot of inspiration from today’s society, from my personal experiences on the street but also during my travels, Brazil, New York, London.
What do you do when you’re not making music (creation or others) and you’re passionate about it?
I am always in search of improvement, I try to become the best version of myself, personally and artistically. I wanted to be as complete as possible.
What do you want you to say when you started making music that you think helps new artists?
I started singing at the age of 14, more than a passion I wanted to make music my job, a career takes shape over time, and I intend to last. After reaching my personal goals, I want to open a label but help young people to continue our work.
Where do we find you music / music projects?
You can find my projects on all streaming platforms: spotify, amazone music, Apple Music… but also on YouTube to view my clips. I regularly post a few excerpts and exclusions on my Instagram page (@yannisnoe), follow me.
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