“Bilingual is grown, sexy, and risqué, while never coming off the wheels and falling into the trap of excess or over indulgence.”
— Keith McGrew
Yani X aka Yani Simone, is a singer/songwriter, and actress residing in Atlanta, GA. signed to Outliers Music Group.
- Life of the Party (starring Melissa McCarthy in theaters)
- Being Mary Jane (S4 "Getting Served)
- The Quad (BET)
- I Am Not Chartlotte (Web Series, nominated Best Web Series American Black Film Festival & Bronze Lens 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.