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  1. Yandy Smith is an entertainment powerhouse with years invested in the industry. She got her start as Executive Assistant to Mona Scott-Young at the multi-media conglomerate Violator Management. During this time, Yandy worked on several projects in the music, TV and film world, working with artists on Violator's client roster such as 50 Cent, Missy Elliott, and LL Cool J to name a few. Yandy began managing the career of rapper Jim Jones and soon left Violator to focus on her client's rising......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. Yandy Smith is an entertainment powerhouse with years invested in the industry. She got her start as Executive Assistant to Mona Scott-Young at the multi-media conglomerate Violator Management. During this time, Yandy worked on several projects in the music, TV and film world, working with artists on Violator's client roster such as 50 Cent, Missy Elliott, and LL Cool J to name a few.

    Yandy began managing the career of rapper Jim Jones and soon left Violator to focus on her client's rising career. Through this journey, she became a consultant at Warner Music Group/Atlantic Records and was responsible for closing a joint venture deal for Jones with Columbia records.

    In 2008, Yandy gained recognition as one of Billboard Magazine's Top 30 Executives under 30 and rejoined Scott-Young at Monami Entertainment where she holds the title of talent manager.

    These days, Yandy adds yet another dimension to her career. She makes a natural transition from entertainment to fashion as part owner of the popular new lifestyle brand, Everything Girls Love for which she also holds the title of President and Brand Manager.

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