Today, on Guitaa Artist Centerstage, we have a singer and songwriter “Yona Marie” from the Washington, DC area. She is an awesome R&B and neo-Soul musician and has worked with over 200 clients to provide high-quality jingles, singles, features, nursery rhymes, and DJ drops
We have recently got in touch with Yona Marie as she made time from her busy schedule to answer some of the most interesting queries about her music and upcoming projects. So, Let’s get to know about the talented artist, her challenges as a musician, and many more.
- Introduce yourself to our audience, what genre of music do you consider your work to be?
My Name is Yona Marie and I make R&B/Soul.
- What and who were your early passions and influences, What inspires you to make music?
My early passions and influence came from my very talented immediately family who taught me all the basics.
- Tell us about that one memorable performance and favorite venue which you still wish to happen again?
My most memorable performance was on Jax beach when I performed with a live band for my debut album release.
- Any funny Story of a fuck up during your performance where you handled that situation like nothing happened.
One time I messed up the words to the most common song, Amazing Grace, while singing as a guest at a church I had never visited before. It turned into comedy when I started freestyling the lyrics.
- If you could collaborate with any musicians dead/alive, who would you collaborate with and why?
There are so many people I want to put on this list, but I will choose Lucky Daye because he makes the music that perfectly encompasses everything I love about music.
- Any Tips to keep the balance between professional and music life?
Make it so that both are interchangeable.
- What has been your biggest challenge as a Musician? Have you been able to overcome that challenge? If so, how?
My biggest challenge as a musician is the fact that I’m an introvert and would much rather be behind the scenes only.
- What type of Gadgets and instruments do you use while practicing?
I only use my computer and mic to practice my vocals skills.
- What advice would you have for someone wanting to follow in your footsteps?
I would advice upcoming artists and musicians to try to find a unique edge to bring to the music industry. everyone is doing and sounding the same these days.
So, this was “Yona Marie”. Want to know how you can follow her online? Then, check out the link below: