Yas first began to listen to rap music at the age of 16, when his father would return from his business trips in Germany and bring him the latest Tupac CD and other hip hop music. After the sudden and untimely death of his father YAS was faced with the responsibility of providing for his mother, younger brother and triplet sisters. At the age of 18 he left college and began to work. It was at this time that he began to write poetry which soon turned into the first lyrics for his music.
Realizing that through his music, he had the ability to inspire people and reach millions of other young people in Iran, he began to present his songs to the government and request permission to release an album. Officials repeatedly denied these requests. His efforts later paid off and the government approved six of his ten songs for release. As a result, YAS will be the first rapper in Iran to legally release an album.
Today his music is listened to and downloaded by millions across the world through various websites and hundreds of Persian blogs.