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Krewella

25 Things You Didn't Know

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    Meet Jahan, Yasmine, and Kris, the trio from Chicago that make up Krewella.

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    Kris got his nickname from a hip hop beat competition he took part in. A judge told him that 'Rain Man' would be his name because he would have money raining down on him one day.

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    They have 2 cats, Captain Doom and White Boy. They are brothers and first belonged to Kris.

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    Jahan was in choir as a child and was praised for her excellent posture.

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    They lived together in a Chicago loft with a built in studio where they made their first EP.

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    Yasmine is 21, Kris is 25, and Jahan is 23. Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf are sisters. Jahan met Kris 'Rain Man' Trindl while at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Illinois.

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    Yasmine and Jahan are half Pakistani, a quarter German, and a quarter Lithuanian.

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    Kris is the producer aka the 'beat guy.'

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    In May 2013 Krewella began a residency at 38,000 square foot LIGHT Nightclub launched by Cirque du Soleil club in Vegas.

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    Alive went to #1 on Billboard's Dance Radio Airplay.

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    If they could be animals, Yasmine would be a leopard...

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    ...Kris would be a swordfish...

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    ...and Jahan would be a sea lion.

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    They play cards before shows.

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    They all started out as musicians on real instruments.

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    They love Jameson.

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    Rain Man invented a drinking game called the 'Sock Shot' where you dip a clean sock in Jameson and suck on it.

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    They always love to get wet in their videos.

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    They are an EDM trio NOT a dubstep trio.

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    They've been together since 2007 even though they just debuted in 2011.

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    They sing, song write, DJ, and produce their own music.

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    The group’s live performances earned them the 2012 International Dance Music Award for “Best Breakthrough Artist.”

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    Krewella performed at the 2013 Ultra Music Festival in Miami.

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    They plan to release first full length album on Columbia Records in September 2013.

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    Their upcoming album they've been working on will feature a collaboration with Benny Benassi.

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