SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES: @yagirldynasty facebook.com/yagirldy
ANY RECENT OR UPCOMING PROJECTS: WHERE CAN WE FIND THEM? WHEN?
I have released five albums in the last 9 years. You can find them on my site - yagirldy.com. Dreampusher (2010), The Love EP (2011), A Star in Life's Clothing (2013), Forever, DY (2016), The Love EP II (2018)
I am presently recording new music.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
Life inspires me. Life and people who are living as their authentic selves in this crazy world.
WHEN DID YOU REALIZE YOU HAD THA JUICE?!?!
When I visited tha juice joint for the first time in August and the band kept rocking with me, even slowing down the tempo to play some east coast beats for me. Ha! I was like... "oh yea, I got THA JUICE!"
Also, when I met DJ Premier, asked him for a beat, and he actually sent it to me! (We have two songs together)
COMPLETE THIS SENTENCE...”IN A PERFECT WORLD”
People would care more about one another and have more compassion, whether they are personally invested or not.
WHAT IS ONE MISCONCEPTION THAT PPL HAVE ABOUT YOU?
That I have it all figured out and don't need any help taking my career to the next level.
WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF?
Living a life less than the one I am capable of.
IF YOU COULD COLLABORATE WITH ANYONE IN THE WORLD... DEAD OR ALIVE WHO WOULD IT BE?
Ms. Lauryn Hill.
WHAT’S THE MOST EMBARRASSING THING YOU’VE EVER DONE?
I was walking through a room where a training was going on. Someone said "I like your hair!" I said "THANK YOU!" as I kept walking. Then I heard someone say "ain't nobody talking to you!"
IF YOU COULD WAVE A MAGIC WAND WHAT ILL IN THE WORLD WOULD YOU SOLVE AND WHY?
Poverty, because it is the root of so many other problems (violence, drug use etc) and suffering.
NAME AN EXPENSIVE THING YOU BOUGHT THAT YOU NOW REGRET?
I don't really buy expensive things, I am an indie artist living in LA. haha!
WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT TO DATE?
Touring consistently as an unsigned, indie artist with no manager, for the past six years.
DO YOU BELIEVE MUSIC CAN HEAL?
It consistently helps me heal and people share stories with me all of the time about the role music has played in their lives. So yes, definitely!
HOW WILL YOU USE YOUR GIFTS TO SERVE OTHERS?
I will continue to be transparent through my gifts along with showing up as often as possible to connect with and empower people through the arts.
WHAT’S A DIFFICULT OBSTACLE YOU HAVE OVERCOME?
I have experienced lots of loss and hurt in this lifetime. Still, I live a great life and I have managed to thrive despite it all.
NAME 3 THINGS THAT HAPPENED TODAY YOU ARE THANKFUL FOR?
Waking up this morning lol / I looked in the mirror and loved what I saw. / My 2003 Mustang started. / Somebody bought me a Malibu Dream from Coffee Bean.