Looking for an exciting hip hop act to liven up your party or event? I know how to turn the place upside down, high energy performance accompanied with great songs that the crowd can catch on with easily. I have performed in venues like The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Black Thorn 51, Sullivan Hall, Mill Hill Basement, and many other ins the Tri-State and DMV area.
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Yahmnselah Tafari (born May 30, 1991) known by his stage name Yatta or Yatta Yatta, is a hip-hop recording artist from Trenton, New Jersey. Yatta has been rapping on and off since the age of 13, and has since recorded 3 mixtapes as well as several freestyles which demonstrates his profound lyricism. He is the son of poet and songwriter Yusuf Tafari and Theresa Wells-Smart. As a young child Yatta had been around the arts, dude to his mother and father's passion for art. He grew up attending various music festivals, concerts, plays, and poetry recitals. Growing up Yatta was very studious in school, and like most student of that nature, he was often quiet and very to himself. Surrounded by the troubles of his city, Yatta uses it as one of his prominent influences for his songs. Touching on various subjects ranging from growing up in a chaotic area, to school crushes, politics, to the party scene from a personal view. It wasn't until 8th grade, that Yatta wrote his 1st rhyme after watch the more 8 Mile for the 1st time. A short while after that, Yatta had began participating in online text battle leagues via social networks under several different aliases. These battles built the platform for him and is the foundation of everything that has come after. Soon after, he attended University of Maryland Eastern Shore, for a semester and a half. Yatta 1st began recording in college for a brief moment under the name Ron Dutch, which was short lived. He began doing freestyles around the campus before and after parties, or just chilling with some of his friends, and often left his peers in awe from his spontaneous lyrical ability. A short lived college career sent Yatta back home to his roots where he continued to rap under yet on moniker; Red Blitz. Under this name he released 2 mixtapes "Making of a Star" and "The Redzone", both which he recorded himself. He also released a small catalog of freestyles which are available on the website (link hidden). Taking a hiatus from music, Yatta spent his days writing material, and has built an extensive catalog song. Emerging once again to the rap scene, he release the mixtape "Yatta's District" which has been noted as his best work today. Performing in venues in the tristate area, he is back to create and leave his mark on the hip-hop world.