Mademoiselle Yulia was born in Tokyo in 1987. In high school, she begun her musical career as the lead vocalist and guitarist for six years. The four member band performed punk, technopop and garage covers, taking inspiration from The Clash and Kraftwerk.
Yulia began organising parties in her second year at high school, in 2005. She was inspired to create her own electro DJ event in Tokyo called Neon Spread, after attending a similar DJ night in England. In 2008 she was signed to EMI Music Japan and released her debut mix-tape of the electro music featured in the events, Neon Spread. Mademoiselle Yulia began regularly attending DJ events and parties 2008, and met M-Flo rapper Verbal as they would often attend the same events.In late 2008 and 2009 she began to be featured on many albums as a collaborating artist, with many of these releases featuring Verbal. These songs included appearances on Teriyaki Boyz’ second album Serious Japanese, Towa Tei’s album Big Fun, and a solo track of hers produced by Verbal, “What Now?,” featured on M-Flo’s third outside collaborations album M-Flo Inside: Works Best III.
Mademoiselle Yulia was the featured vocalist for the come-back tour of 1970s/1980s Japanese techno band Plastics, on their May 2010 tour. She was listed as the number two “to watch” talent in Tokyo by CNNGo in 2010.
In mid 2011, preparations for her debut album Mademoworld began, beginning a world wide tour Angee Yung Robotz in April with Verbal to promote the album, as well as Verbal’s solo album Visionair. Verbal is the executive producer of her album,and the first single “Gimme Gimme” was released digitally on August 3, 2011. The album was released digitally on iTunes on September 21, followed by a CD release on October 5.
Mademoiselle Yulia will collaborate with M-Flo on their comeback song “Run,” which is being used for sports shoe brand Reebok’s Reethem & Lite campaign in Japan. The trio first performed the song at the launch party for the campaign, on September 15, 2011
She has performed in concerts and DJ events with artists such as Towa Tei, M.I.A., Dexpistols, Shinichi Osawa and Boys Noize. Outside of music, she writes a columnist in fashion magazine Nylon’s Japanese edition, designed jewellery for accessory brand Giza and briefly hosted a show on music channel Space Shower, Mademoworld.
she is also the styliste of 2ne1.and a friend of g-dragon the rapper of big bang
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