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Written and performed by YOZA
Shot on an iPhone 6
Guy - Micah Mclaughlin, Girl - Leiohu Richmond,
Directed by - Fairai Richmond
Music Video Produced by - Woody Kekuewa Gaffer, Scotty Lisetor, Cinematographer - Fairai Richmond, Editor - David "Big Daddy" Crans, Production Rentals by - Mark Morgan, Executive Producer - YOZA, Song Producer/Instrumentation/Background Vocals - Imua Garza

Recorded in Honolulu Hawaii at Aku Bone Media, Manoa Valley. June 28, 2019 on a iPhone Xs Max, edited with Premiere Pro. Yoza uses a custom made, solid koa ukulele from KoAloha Ukulele, 1234 Kona St, Honolulu, HI 96814.
Yoza Live at Blue Note Hawaii, May 25, 2018 opening for Barry Flanagan of Hapa
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BIO

Yoza took to music early, learning to play the ukulele at age 5. By the time she turned 10 years old, she had performed with world renowned ukulele master, Roy Sakuma’s Super Keiki.

Yoza has opened for numerous bands, such as Kings of Leon, One Republic, Ginuwine, Cisco, Ben Folds, and many more.

She has played at shows including Willie K Bluesfest and headlines the Dallas Girlfest as well as Australia’s Blue Mountain Ukulele Festival. You can find her many times collaborating on stage with well known local performers such as (her mentor) Willie K, and Makana.

In 2013, Yoza released her highly anticipated debut album, self-titled, “YOZA.” Yoza was able to get 3 nominations for her album at the 2014 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards (Hawaii’s Grammy award), including Female Vocalist of the Year. She took home the award for “R&B Album of the Year.”

In 2015 Yoza’s E.P. Prolouge, produced by Alicia Key’s guitarist, was nominated for 3 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, song of the year (for Gave You All My Love), E.P. of the Year, and Yoza was also nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year. 

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Prologue

by Yoza