Yonas Songs


YONAS ft. Jasmine Poole - Leaving You Artwork

YONAS ft. Jasmine Poole - Leaving You

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 to kick it with, though,...Read More

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Yonas - Counting Stars (Trap Remix) Artwork

Yonas - Counting Stars (Trap Remix)

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 longtime Booth fave and NYC...Read More

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Yonas ft. OCD: Moosh & Twist - Roller Coaster Artwork

Yonas ft. OCD: Moosh & Twist - Roller Coaster

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… something like a...Read More

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Yonas - Set It Off Artwork

Yonas - Set It Off

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 later, the NYC...Read More

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Yonas - Girls of Summer Artwork

Yonas - Girls of Summer

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 suggest, has nothing to do...Read More

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Yonas - Pocket Full of Dreams Artwork

Yonas - Pocket Full of Dreams

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 favorite Yonas has got...Read More

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Yonas - Feel the Love Artwork

Yonas - Feel the Love

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 rising stature in the game,...Read More

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Yonas - Clockwork Artwork

Yonas - Clockwork

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 release of his debut video...Read More

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Nameluss ft. Yonas & Shade Sheist - Let Me Know Artwork

Nameluss ft. Yonas & Shade Sheist - Let Me Know

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 emcee’s third Booth...Read More

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YONAS - Temptation Artwork

YONAS - Temptation

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 compromising his principles,...Read More

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YONAS - Lights (Remix) Artwork

YONAS - Lights (Remix)

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 most immaculate whip. On...Read More

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YONAS - Thought I Told Yall Artwork

YONAS - Thought I Told Yall

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 people, the reader fave...Read More

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Yonas - Don’t Give a Damn Artwork

Yonas - Don’t Give a Damn

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 via the artist’s...Read More

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Yonas - The Transition Artwork

Yonas - The Transition

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 flashing lights. On the...Read More

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Yonas - Looking For You Artwork

Yonas - Looking For You

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 he’s not literally...Read More

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Yonas ft. Logic - Feels Right Artwork

Yonas ft. Logic - Feels Right

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 as kicking rhymes might be...Read More

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Yonas - Drive It Like It’s Stolen Artwork

Yonas - Drive It Like It’s Stolen

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 Stolen. Leak numero uno off...Read More

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Yonas - One More Time Artwork

Yonas - One More Time

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 night of your life? No matter...Read More

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Scotty James x Yonas - Wanna Be Loved Artwork

Scotty James x Yonas - Wanna Be Loved

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 James. On this...Read More

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Yonas - Midnight City Artwork

Yonas - Midnight City

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 quite as ubiquitous as the...Read More

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Yonas - Time Is Now [Freestyle] Artwork

Yonas - Time Is Now [Freestyle]

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 coming months—starting...Read More

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Yonas - Can’t Knock Me Down [Freestyle]

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 Down. Here, the Big Apple...Read More

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Yonas - Pumped Up Kicks (Remix) Artwork

Yonas - Pumped Up Kicks (Remix)

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 pounding beat, instant-classic...Read More

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Yonas x Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar Artwork

Yonas x Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar

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 his unreleased remix of...Read More

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Yonas - Ignition Artwork

Yonas - Ignition

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 Vol 1)—yes, Yonas...Read More

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Yonas - A Reason to Breathe Artwork

Yonas - A Reason to Breathe

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 world around him. Now, on...Read More

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Yonas - Get ‘Em Artwork

Yonas - 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 brand new, exclusive Get...Read More

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Yonas - Living In the Sky Artwork

Yonas - Living In the Sky

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 title of his new world...Read More

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Yonas ft. Phil Adé - Nobody Else (Remix) Artwork

Yonas ft. Phil Adé - Nobody Else (Remix)

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 share his sentiments,...Read More

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Yonas - Radio Flow

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 and demanded that haters...Read More

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Yonas - Fall Back Artwork

Yonas - Fall Back

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 or two still breathing,...Read More

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Yonas - I Could Artwork

Yonas - 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 straight-up...Read More

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Yonas - Nobody Else Artwork

Yonas - Nobody Else

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, when he wants to be,...Read More

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Yonas - Stupid Brilliance Artwork

Yonas - Stupid Brilliance

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 the radio. This is...Read More

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Yonas - Y’all Know Artwork

Yonas - Y’all Know

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 our front page, you expect...Read More

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Yonas - New World Order

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 hard enough to be...Read More

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Yonas - It Couldn’t Be Done

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 our headphones perhaps one...Read More

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Yonas - Push Em Back

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 everything and everyone,...Read More

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Yonas - Mindless

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 known as Cause), the...Read More

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YONAS - Stand Out

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 for a fresh new one. As...Read More

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Yonas - Summer’s End

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 to bid warm weather one...Read More

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Yonas - In A Daze

Yesterday, when I referred to Muggsy Malone‘s Be Alright as “one of the most successful Booth debuts in recent memory,” there was another name that was right on the tip of my tongue… catalyst? ...Read More

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Yonas - In Too Deep

Countless up-and-comers have made it their mission to usher hip-hop into a New Golden Era, each approaching that mission from a slightly different angle than the last—some put a premium on socially-aware subject matter,...Read More

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