Yaya grows up in Torino, in the resonant Babylon of his home, where the rhythms of his father’s, singer and leading voice of the ensemble M’bamina, drums prophesied a multi-ethnic Italy.
Bringing his African ethnic roots together with his fine Italian taste, Yaya is surely one of the hottest name in the scene. During these years he melted his own unique sound and he just founded his own label called “Tamango Records”.
Yaya grows up in Torino, in the resonant Babylon of his home, where the rhythms of his father’s, singer and leading voice of the ensemble M’bamina, drums prophesied a multi-ethnic Italy. Since his teen age, Yaya approaches with the rhythm performing as a drummer around the city.
He landed to Ibiza at the only age of 17 and his vivacity led him to play at several afterhours, being noticed by the entrepreneurs of the white island’s big electronic circus. In 2009, with his countless efforts and dedication, Yaya reaches the ears of the boss himself Loco Dice, releasing on Desolat his big debut EP called “Vecute”.
Since then, he started playing around the world alongside Dice, moving between the big meccas of European electronic music: from renowned clubs like Fabric, Watergate, Sankeys and Cocoricò to the biggest festivals as BPM, HYTE, SONUS and WE ARE FSTVL to name a few. He’s also a regular to extraeuropean trips with several appearances in Miami for WMC, New York City, South America, Thailand, Australia and his native Africa too.
Yaya is also famous for being a very prolific producer, and in these years he constantly developing his sound releasing tracks on vinyl and digital on labels such as Cadenza, Be As One, Kina Music, Etruria Beat, AdMaiora , Earlydub, Monologue, OODOO and many more.
In 2016 he took an important step to his career, giving life to his own record label Tamango Records on which he plans to release music from the likes of Cassy, Mike Shannon, Rich NXT, Diego Krause, Ben Rau, Alex Ground, Jamahr and more to come…
Yaya - Our Connection - Desolat 2013
Yaya - Dawara - Be As One 2013
Yaya - Yayahuasca - Kina Music + Re UP, Halo & Hector and David Gtronic rmx 2013
Yaya & Jun Akimoto - See Sense - Knock Knock records 2013
Yaya - Frozen - Earlydub + Fernando Costantini and Alexandar Kyosev 2013
Yaya - Borderline - Draft 2013
Francisco Allendes and Yaya - Tiago - Cadenza Lab
Yaya - Never Alone - Etruria Beat + tINI and Gel Abril rmx 2012
Yaya & Jun Akimoto - Just You - Maison D'etre 2012
Yaya & Claude - Something Happened - Hoehenregler 2012
Yaya - Always With Me - Souvenir Plus 2012
Yaya - That Mysterious Way - Hummingbird + Re.You, Doubtingthomas and Varoslav rmx 2011
Yaya - Our Beat Will Help You - Hoehenregler 2011
Yaya - Talk To Your Heart - Desolat 2010
Yaya - Ca Na Negretti - Carnival records 2010
Yaya - You Know Telespalla - Desolat 2009
Yaya - Vecute - Desolat 2009
Sandra Falletta - Wujal - Colludo Records + Yaya rmx 2012
Jamie Trench - Hometown Initials - Kaluki Musik + Yaya rmx 2011
Franco Cazzola - Stolen Frog - Deep Sabaudian Noise - 2010