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Hip Hop / Afro Pop Chicago, IL  US
Come To The Light Ft Ya-B
Come To The Light Ft Ya-B
Body On The Floor feat. EZT
Body On The Floor feat. EZT
No Yawa (No Problem)
No Yawa (No Problem)
I Mean..Who Is That
I Mean..Who Is That
Back From Insanity...
Back From Insanity...


No Yawa (Official Video)


  • 2011

    Dec 20

    CHICAGO, IL, US | 7:00pm

    COLLABŌ Music Industry Mixer Presents “Music Moves Hunger” Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 @Output Lounge & Sports Grill 1758 W. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60622 7pm-12Midnight $7 Admission $5 w/2 canned food donations per person Complimentary Food Buffet & Heineken Live performances & Music Holiday raffles and giveaways! Canned food donations to Greater Chicago Food Depository feeding thousands of Chicagoland families.

  • 2011

    Nov 25

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:00pm

    Come out and witness the show of the season with Ya-B as he showcases the first concert set dedicated to the classic street mixtape "Ya-B Presentz: The Rap Lesson" WWS Magazine Feature Sunny Bornfree is going to check in as well as Chi Rock Nations own Hank Smitty will be tearing the roof off. Its Going Down This Black Friday At The Capitol Club!!

  • 2011

    Feb 10

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    NuSol Productions with Events by Eve, 3 Kings and a Rook, and NAWE Productions present "NuSol's Live Music Showcase and Kickoff Party of 2011"

  • 2010

    Jul 27

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:00pm

    Ya-B Rocks The Exedus II This Monday!!

  • 2010

    Jul 26

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:00pm

    Ya-B will Make a suprise appearance at This Mondays Celebrtiy Open Mic!!


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  • Seriez (Artist)
    Dope love the tracks. ..
  • BBK (Artist)
    WE here at BBK believe the fans R the true stars that shine so bright and light the path for R success.with out the fans ,VJ, DJ,and radio personalities. we as artists would not have a platform,4 R vision,voice or image;SO THANK U.
  • Lock & Load (Artist)
    Lock & Load
    dope as shit love the tracks!!!!!!
  • Clay Martin (Artist)
    Clay Martin
    Yah - Yawa! killer tune…great work…dig it :)) ♪ ♛ ✌ ★
  • Michia Isaiah (Artist)
    Michia Isaiah
    Much Respect !!
  • WALA REZA (Artist)
    Hey Ya-B, checking out I mean :) great flow and energy! Stay tuned in 2014 - and help Producer, Singer/Songwriter and Multi-Instrumentalist WR to be heard. The debut single will be released this year! A new and unique mix of Pop, Neo-Soul, Rap, Rock, Dance & Jazz


  • Album Cover From the Crtically Acclaimed Mixtape Ya-B Presents: The Rap Lesson
  • Bada Bye Baby...
  • The ChiJa EP Coming Soon


Sounds Like: The Roots, Ya sin bey, Dbanj, Lupe Fiasco, Wale

Label: Akata Music/Soundstarz

Manager: TBA

Bio: Yaqub "Ya-B" Al-Amin began writing songs at a young age but started taking music seriously when he left Chicago to school in Nigeria at the age of 13. After a 15 Minute Audition with Mr Kenny Ogungbe and Dayo "D1" Adeneye, he and his Lagos based rap group "TMT" were offered a spot on the most wat...See Full Bio

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