Yani X aka Yani Simone, is a singer/songwriter, and actress residing in Atlanta, GA. signed to Outliers Music Group. The multi-talented Yani Simone made her feature film debut in "Life of the Party," a film that stars Academy Award nominated actress Melissa McCarthy. The film debuted in theaters May 11,2018. Yani had a co-starring role on "Being Mary Jane" season 4 (Being Served) starring Gabrielle Union, and has also been featured on BET's " The Quad" where she played the supporting role of "Tammy."
As a script writer, Yani wrote and starred in the web series "I am not Charlotte," which was nominated for Best Web Series at the American Black Film Festival and the BronzeLens Film Festival.
Yani's new single "Bilingual" and the accompanying music video was released in June, 2018, and will be followed by her album release entitled "Couplez Therapy." Both the single and the album features Atlanta newcomer rapper Minguez.
Heavily influenced by music in her home town of Atlanta, Yani is part of the new south creating a style that combines her southern roots with a feel reminiscent of the most prominent women in the music industry such as Cardi B, Sza, and Nicki Minaj. Upfront and honest, Yani’s no filter say what needs to be said attitude toward her music makes her an inspiration for music fans throughout the South and the country.