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Yolanda 'Yo-Yo' 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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(2004)
(1991)
Menace II Society Girl at Party
(1993)

Filmography

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  I Am Black and I Am Proud (announced)
Govenor of the State (as Yolanda Whitaker)
 2018 Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (TV Series)
Pretty Woman
- Wherever It Leads (2018) ... Pretty Woman (as Yolanda Whitaker)
 2016 Janitors
Yolanda 'YoYo' Whittaker (as Yolanda Whittaker)
 2015 Da Jammies (TV Series)
The Real Rosanne
- Old School (2015) ... The Real Rosanne (voice, as Yolanda Whittaker)
 2006 Waist Deep
Female Radio DJ (voice, as Yolanda 'YoYo' Whitaker)
 2006 Da Jammies (Video short)
Mrs. Mangual (voice, as Yolanda Whittaker)
 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 (as Yolanda Whittaker)
 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 LeVert Feat. Yo-Yo & Queen Pen: Tru Dat (Video short)
Yo-Yo
 1997 Trials of Life (TV Movie)
Jennifer (as Yolanda Whittaker)
 1997 Missy Misdemeanor Elliott: The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) (Video short)
Yolanda Whittaker (uncredited)
 1997 Sprung
Sista #3 (as Yolanda Whitaker)
 1997 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Audrey
- When Robert Met Jerri (1997) ... Audrey (as Yolanda 'Yo-Yo' Whitaker)
 1996 Moesha (TV Series)
Security Guard
- A Concerted Effort: Part 1 (1996) ... Security Guard (as Yo-Yo)
 1995 Various Artists: Freedom - Rap Version (Video short) (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 (as Yolanda Whittaker)
 1995 Brandy Feat. MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, & Yo-Yo: I Wanna Be Down: Remix (Video short)
Yo-Yo (as Yolanda Whittaker)
 1995 Various Artists: Freedom (Video short) (as Yo-Yo)
 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)
 1992 Get the Fist Movement: Get the Fist (Video short) (as Yo-Yo)
 1991 Boyz n the Hood
Yo-Yo (as Yolanda Whittaker)
 1991 Yo-Yo: You Can't Play with My Yo Yo (Video short)
Yo-Yo
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Trivia:

Well known as a hip-hop MC under the name Yo-Yo who was discovered by actor-MC-producer Ice Cube. See more »

Nickname:

Yo-Yo

Star Sign:

Leo

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