Yukie, previously known as Snow (stylized SNoW), is a J-Pop singer. She currently attends Santa Monica College in California. She has grown up in a bilingual environment. Her favorite artists include Ani DiFranco, Iggy Pop, Talking Heads, and Jack Johnson. According to her official blog, she stated that the strain from both her professional and personal life was taking its toll. As a result, she decided to take a break from her music in order to continue with her studies. In a blog entry dated April 10, 2008 she revealed her new stage name to be "Yukie". (Source: Wikipedia)