Krewella Biography

Krewella is an American electronic dance music group from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 2007. The group consists of Jahan Yousaf, Yasmine Yousaf and Rain Man. Their EP, Play Hard was released on June 18, 2012 exclusively on Beatport followed by an iTunes release on June 26, 2012. Their musical style draws upon dubstep, moombahton, and house.

Musical career

Krewella consists of songwriting/vocalist sisters Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf accompanied by producer Kris "Rain Man" Trindl. They came into the scene in 2011 with their signature blend of self-produced electro-pop, dubstep, and Electro House. After self-releasing their EP Play Hard in June 2012, the groups EP hit #1 on the Beatport charts. Shortly thereafter, the group released their house song "Alive". The song went to #1 on Billboard’s Dance Radio Airplay chart and the single placed on the Pop Radio Airplay charts.

Krewella has headlined at festivals around the globe including Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Stereosonic and Spring Awakening. The group’s live performances earned them the 2012 International Dance Music Award for “Best Breakthrough Artist.” After a widely publicized live vocal set at this year’s Ultra Music Festival, Billboard declared that "Krewella will be huge this year."

The group is in the studio now and plans to release their first full-length album on Columbia Records in September 2013.
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