Yende Mangum is an award-winning artist and producer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has a background in classical and jazz performance and composition, and he focuses on piano and lyrical improvisation. He teaches piano performance, and is a member of Philadelphia musical group Mystic Prize. Yende currently studies Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University, with specific focuses in systems of cognition and communication. He enjoys reading and writing prose in his spare time. Be on the lookout for his upcoming debut hip-hop album, “Reverse Psychology”!