Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna now may live on the opposite side of the globe, but she’s determined to evolve while staying true to the cultural roots that got her to Hollywood in the first place.
Things could’ve turned out very differently for singer-songwriter Yuna. When the then 24-year-old was faced with the pivotal decision between practicing law or pursuing her creative ambitions full-time, she turned to her family for guidance. “I told them I was going to be a lawyer because I thought that’s what I was supposed to, ” she says while sipping a generous mug of coffee at her home in LA. “And they said to me, ‘Don’t waste your time, Yunalis. Do
Words:Rachel Eva Lim
Photography:We Are The Rhoads
Styling:Jardine Hammond and Emily Baker
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