Citing one of her influences as Amy Winehouse, The Internet and Santana, the London based singer-songwriters latest single ‘Wanna Know’ showcases her powerful and soulful vocal delivery, accompanied by tones of melodic neo-soul; ultimately creating something beautifully delicate.
Born Yasmin Taylor-Gencer to English and Turkish parents, Yaz Ailya’s sound is bordering on Alternative R&B but not bound to any specific style, influenced by years of being exposed to a vast array of music. After moving to London in 2016 to pursue a music degree, the concrete jungle around the young artist spurred a wave of creativity, leading to a feature on Hot Pockets’s Lost. Chorus drenched guitars flow with crisp break beat drums as her vocals float through the mix, drawing comparisons to a young Erykah Badu. Another exciting year beckons for Yaz, and I for one cannot wait for the next release….