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Yolanda Whittaker


Yo-Yo (born Yolanda Whittaker) has been among the most sophisticated and unpredictable female MCs around. She doesn't take an overtly feminist tack but urges young women to show sexual restraint and use their minds as well as their bodies. Her introduction to the hip-hop game came with an appearance on the 1990 Ice Cube track "It's a Man's World" (... See full bio »

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Known For

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
(2004)
Boyz n the Hood
(1991)
Menace II Society
Menace II Society Girl at Party
(1993)

Filmography

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 2016 Janitors
Yolanda 'YoYo' Whittaker
 2015 Da Jammies (TV Series)
The Real Rosanne
- Old School (2015) ... The Real Rosanne (voice)
 2006 Waist Deep
Female Radio DJ (voice, as Yolanda 'YoYo' Whitaker)
 2006 Da Jammies (Video short)
Mrs. Mangual (voice)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Kendl Johnson (voice, as Yo Yo)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - The Introduction (Video short)
Kendl Johnson (voice, uncredited)
 2002 Paper Soldiers
Judge Prince (as Yolanda 'Yo-Yo' Whitaker)
 2000 3 Strikes
Charita (as Yolanda Whitaker)
 1999 Beverly Hood
Tilly
 1999 The Breaks
Loretha (as Yolanda 'Yo-Yo' Whitaker)
 1998 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Kierston
- Passenger 187 (1998) ... Kierston (as Yolanda 'YoYo' Whitaker)
 1997 Trials of Life (TV Movie)
Jennifer
 1997 Sprung
Sista #3 (as Yolanda Whitaker)
 1997 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Audrey
- When Robert Met Jeri (1997) ... Audrey (as Yolanda 'Yo-Yo' Whittaker)
 1996 Moesha (TV Series)
Security Guard
- A Concerted Effort: Part 1 (1996) ... Security Guard (as Yo-Yo)
 1993-1995 Martin (TV Series)
Keylolo
- Wedding Bell Blues (1995) ... Keylolo (as Yo-Yo)
- The Bachelor Party (1995) ... Keylolo (as Yo-Yo)
- Baby You Can Drive My Car (1993) ... Keylolo (as Yo-Yo)
- Variety Show (1993) ... Keylolo (as Yo-Yo)
 1995/I Panther
Pregnant junkie
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Nikki
- You Get No Respect (1995) ... Nikki (as Yo-Yo)
 1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Sondra (as Yolanda Whitaker)
 1993 Strapped (TV Movie)
Ann (as YoYo)
 1993 Menace II Society
Girl at Party (as Yo Yo)
 1993 Who's the Man?
Woman (as Yolanda Whittaker - Yo-Yo)
 1992 Soul Train (TV Series)
Guest
- George Duke/Hi-Five/Yo-Yo (1992) ... Guest (as Yo-Yo)
 1991 Boyz n the Hood
Yo-Yo
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album, "Ebony," East West America/Elektra Records 62195, 1998. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Yolanda 'Yo-Yo' Whitaker | Yolanda 'YoYo' Whitaker | Yolanda Whitaker | Yolanda 'Yo-Yo' Whittaker | Yo Yo | Yolanda Whittaker - Yo-Yo | Yo-Yo | YoYo

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Trivia:

Had an independent film "The Rev. DoWrong Ain't Right!" which starred Cedric the Entertainer, was made but never released outside of Urban film-festival circuits. See more »

Nickname:

Yo-Yo

Star Sign:

Leo

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