Blog — name

The Story of a Name.

mixed race artist name

Hello! and welcome to my first blog post on my new site. Brand new name, brand new website and I'm simplifying everything, but first of all... Who even am I?   I'm Yvette Ja. For long time followers, people used to know me as Yvette Hawkins, but I changed all that because honestly, for 41 years now, I've felt a complete loss of identity and self and a big part of that comes across in my name. Of course it shouldn't matter what you are called, you make who you are after all. Except when you are an artist your name...

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