Yonas

Yonas
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yonas-night-is-young
Artist: Yonas
Last week, Yonas told his fans to Live It Up. Assuming that they listened to and heeded his wise words, this week he follows up his own advice by reminding us all that the Night Is Young. The... More
Posted one month ago
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yonas-live-it-up
Artist: Yonas
The summer season is nearly upon us, so it’s time to prepare for a barrage of anthemic, YOLO-centric jams. The latest contender is the aptly titled Live It Up, a high-energy, feel-good toast to... More
Posted one month ago
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2015-04-01-yonas-believe-remix
Artist: Yonas
Yonas and producer Sean Ross are back with another installment of Freemix Tuesdays. This time, the duo has reworked Believe, by Mumford & Sons, into a futuristic banger with some poignant lyrics... More
Posted 3 months ago
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2015-03-18-yonas-uptown-funk-remix
Artist: Yonas
So far, Yonas’ Freemix Tuesdays series has seen him rework the likes of Taylor Swift, Fall Out Boy and Hozier, and next up to bat is none other than Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ Uptown... More
Posted 3 months ago
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2015-03-04-yonas-take-me-to-church-remix
Artist: Yonas
After tackling a Fall Out Boy reworking on the last installment of his FREEMIX Tuesdays series, Yonas is back to save us all with the third installment, Take Me To Church (Remix). Producers Jorgen... More
Posted 4 months ago
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2015-02-18-yonas-centuries-remix
Artist: Yonas
Fresh off reworking Taylor Swift’s Blank Space on the wildly-acclaimed inaugural installment of FREEMIX Tuesdays, perennial Booth fave Yonas returns with entry numero dos in his digital series. This... More
Posted 4 months ago
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yonas-blank-space-remix
Artist: Yonas
There are two kinds of people in the world: the kind who proudly enjoy the music of Taylor Swift, and the kind who front like they’re not fans, but sing along when nobody’s watching. To his... More
Posted about 5 months ago
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yonas-4am
Artist: Yonas
Song: 4am
Update: The Nick Marfing and Cory Hammon (of Altamira Film Co.) directed visuals for Yonas’ 4am single have been added. If you’d asked me yesterday, I would have told you that little good... More
Posted 5 months ago
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yonas-love-me-again
Artist: Yonas
Since Yonas‘s last feature, The Transition (Deluxe Edition) single Leaving You, found the Bronx representative cutting loose a woman he’d been seeing, I figured new promo single Love Me... More
Posted one year ago
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yonas-leaving-you
Artist: Yonas
As an emcee on the come-up, YONAS spends a lot of his time on the road and at clubs—both places that offer ample opportunity to meet women. Fun as groupies and champagne-swilling socialites may be... More
Posted one year ago
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yonas-counting-stars-trap-remix
Artist: Yonas
An understated, emotional jam with a folk rock-infused sound, OneRepublic‘s Counting Stars doesn’t spring to mind as a prime candidate for a Trap Remix… but I’ll be damned if... More
Posted one year ago
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yonas-roller-coaster
Artist: Yonas
Featuring: OCD: Moosh & Twist
Yonas may be riding high at the moment, but his life’s been anything but an uninterrupted climb from the bottom to the top. Rather, his fortunes have gone “up and down, up and down…... More
Posted one year ago
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yonas-set-it-off
Artist: Yonas
Yonas‘s The Transition mixtape garnered considerable buzz and acclaim when it hit the ‘net in June of 2012, but not nearly as much as it deserved. That’s why, a year and change... More
Posted one year ago
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yonas-girls-of-summer
Artist: Yonas
With his next mixtape just a few short weeks away, Yonas has liberated one last preliminary song release off the highly-anticipated set. On Girls of Summer (which, contrary to what its title may... More
Posted 2 years ago
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yonas-pocket-full-of-dreams
Artist: Yonas
It’s not easy out here for a dreamer. There are cynics and dream-wreckers at every turn trying to destroy your spirit and the vision you are trying to manifest. Don’t worry though, DJBooth... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
yonas-feel-the-love
Artist: Yonas
After years on the hustle, Big Apple emcee Yonas is finally starting to Feel the Love he so richly deserves. (We in The DJBooth, of course, were with him every step of the way.) To celebrate his... More
Posted 2 years ago
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yonas-clockwork
Artist: Yonas
Last September, Yonas inked a label deal with independent imprint 1st Round Records. Four months and change later, the Big Apple repper and longtime DJBooth favorite makes things official with the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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nameluss-let-me-know
Artist: Nameluss
Featuring: Yonas
If your New Years resolution was to join a gym, but after just a few short weeks you’re feeling lackluster about pumping iron, then take a listen to Nameluss’ new cut, Let Me Know. On the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
yonas-temptation
Artist: Yonas
For a talented young artist from a humble background, the music industry offers no shortage of Temptations, but if there’s anyone with the strength of will to make it to the top without... More
Posted 2 years ago
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yonas-lights-remix
Artist: Yonas
Like many emcees, YONAS is determined to shine. For the Big Apple phenom and longtime Booth fave, however, that involves more than simply adorning his body with ice, or rolling down the block in the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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yonas-thought-i-told-yall
Artist: Yonas
On his last feature, YONAS made clear that it doesn’t matter whether you’re a politician, a priest, a policeman or the Queen of England; if you aren’t in the streets with him and his... More
Posted 2 years ago
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yonas-dont-give-a-damn
Artist: Yonas
When you’ve worked as hard as Yonas to get where you are today, you deserve to cut loose and enjoy yourself for an afternoon. On Don’t Give a Damn, a mixtape cut newly released as a single... More
Posted 2 years ago
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yonas-the-transition-video
Artist: Yonas
On his recent The Transition album, Yonas left no doubt that he’s pushing for mainstream success, so it’s only appropriate that on the new title track video the man’s surrounded by... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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yonas-looking-for-you
Artist: Yonas
Don’t worry, no need to look outside to see if there’s a NYC rapper looking into your window. The title of Yonas’ new single and standout from his Transition album may be Looking For You, but... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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yonas-feels-right
Artist: Yonas
Featuring: Logic
Why does Yonas rock the mic? You might as well ask why birds choose to sing, or why 2 Chainz steals panties from women’s clotheslines: “It’s something that just Feels Right.” Natural... More
Posted 3 years ago
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yonas-drive-it-like-its-stolen
Artist: Yonas
Life is short, so why drive slow? Yonas, for one, isn’t about to let a solitary second go to waste; now that he’s commandeered the rap game, he’s gonna Drive It Like It’s... More
Posted 3 years ago
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yonas-one-more-time
Artist: Yonas
What’s the only thing better than a beautiful woman? Two beautiful women. What’s the only thing better than $1 million? $2 million. How do you top the best night of your life? Have a new best... More
Posted 3 years ago
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yonas-wanna-be-loved
Artist: Yonas
Yonas isn’t just a top-tier emcee—he’s the full package, as evidenced by his songwriting and co-production (with Sean Ross) on the latest promo single from Canadian pop-rocker Scotty... More
Posted 3 years ago
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yonas-midnight-city
Artist: Yonas
With his version of Foster the People’s Pumped Up Kicks, Yonas put his mark on the biggest sleeper hit of 2011—and earned the Booth staff’s Best Remix of 2011 nod for his troubles. Not... More
Posted 3 years ago
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yonas-time-is-now-freestyle
Artist: Yonas
Though Yonas certainly hasn’t been slacking off in the Booth of late, the NYC phenom recently got back into the studio full-time and is preparing for a big musical “push” in the... More
Posted 3 years ago
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cause
Artist: Yonas
Fresh off flipping Foster the People on the tremendously-acclaimed Pumped up Kicks (Remix), Yonas returns to put his stamp on another indie-rock favorite on unreleased freestyle Can’t Knock Me... More
Posted 3 years ago
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yonas-pumped-up-kicks-rmx
Artist: Yonas
Released to little fanfare back in September of 2010, Foster the People‘s Pumped Up Kicks has slowly but surely grown into a crossover juggernaut. And it’s not hard to see why: the... More
Posted 3 years ago
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yonas-i-need-a-dollar
Artist: Yonas
Featuring: Aloe Blacc
Back in March of 2010, soul singer Aloe Blacc rocked the Booth with I Need A Dollar, the cut selected as the theme song for HBO series How to Make It in America. Today, Yonas steps into the Booth with... More
Posted 3 years ago
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yonas-ignition
Artist: Yonas
Four weeks atop our Indie Chart (with three different records, no less), the 250th and final entry in the DJBooth.net Freestyle Series, placement on our compilation EP with Champ Sports (2011 Remixed... More
Posted 3 years ago
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yonas-a-reason-to-breathe
Artist: Yonas
A little thought can be a dangerous thing. Take Booth fave Yonas, for example—what started as a simple urge to put words down on paper quickly blossomed into an unstoppable drive to understand the... More
Posted 4 years ago
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yonas-get-em
Artist: Yonas
Song: Get 'Em
The 250th and final entry in our Exclusive Freestyle Series comes courtesy of Yonas, the NYC buzzmaker who hooked up with DJBooth to sell his acclaimed The Proven Theory album in late April. On his... More
Posted 4 years ago
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yonas-living-in-the-sky
Artist: Yonas
You’d think that after the release of his highly rated album, The Proven Theory, and being chosen to close out our long-standing Freestyle Series Yonas would be Living in the Sky, but despite the... More
Posted 4 years ago
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yonas-nobody-else-remix
Artist: Yonas
Featuring: Phil Adé
Remember way back in November of 2010 when DJBooth favorite Yonas first promised a certain lady that there was Nobody Else for him? Well in the meantime he’s found at least one other dope emcee who... More
Posted 4 years ago
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cause
Artist: Yonas
Incredibly it’s been almost two years since Yonas first introduced himself to the Booth and in that time the Bronx emcee has been In Too Deep, In a Daze and Mindless. He’s been Stupid Brilliant... More
Posted 4 years ago
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yonas-fall
Artist: Yonas
After more DJBooth approved features than I can count (and frankly I’m not a very good counter), you’d think that Yonas wouldn’t have any doubters left – but just in case there’s a skeptic... More
Posted 4 years ago
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yonas-i-could
Artist: Yonas
Song: I Could
After seeing how effectively Yonas stirred Booth readers’ hearts with his last feature, Nobody Else, I got to thinking: if the Northeastern buzzmaker channeled that inspirational energy into a... More
Posted 4 years ago
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yonas-nobody-else
Artist: Yonas
Though Yonas’ last feature found him showcasing his Stupid Brilliance, the NYC buzzmaker’s knack for dropping rhymes so dumb they’re genius shouldn’t overshadow the fact that,... More
Posted 4 years ago
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yonas-stupid-brilliance
Artist: Yonas
It’s great to listen to an artist get creative, especially when they’re poking fun at the commercial noise that blares through my speakers every time I misplace my iPod and I’m forced to turn on... More
Posted 4 years ago
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yonas-yall-know
Artist: Yonas
Predictability isn’t always a bad thing – for example, Y’all Know that Yonas is an up-and-comer you trust to consistently deliver high-quality music and thus, when you see his name on... More
Posted 4 years ago
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cause
Artist: Yonas
When I saw Yonas in my inbox this morning, I was afraid that this would be the day that he makes a less-than-average track, and that I’d have to deliver the sad message to Booth listeners. It’s... More
Posted 5 years ago
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cause
Artist: Yonas
They said it couldn’t be done. They thought DJBooth rising star Yonas couldn’t top his previous, highly rated successes like Mindless and In Too Deep. And yet, despite what they said, we have in... More
Posted 5 years ago
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cause
Artist: Yonas
If I had to compare Yonas’ new single Push Em Back to a city, it would definitely be Toronto. And if you have ever been to T-Dot, you should know exactly why; Toronto is a city with a little bit of... More
Posted 5 years ago
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cause
Artist: Yonas
As Shakespeare once asked, “Would a rapper by any other name rhyme as dope?” Ok, so maybe that’s not an exact quote, but the basic principle still applies, and in the case of YONAS (previously... More
Posted 5 years ago
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cause
Artist: Yonas
Following in the footsteps of such Booth favorites as Mike Dreams (formerly known as Young Son) and Jeff Chery (formerly known as Pay$0z), I Am Us emcee Cause has traded in his dusty old stage name... More
Posted 5 years ago
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cause
Artist: Yonas
Though ‘09’s autumnal equinox came and went a little over three weeks ago and the air’s slowly but surely getting chillier (at least up here in Minneapolis), there’s still time... More
Posted 5 years ago
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