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Antoine Carraby (born December 11, 1967), better known by his stage name DJ Yella, is an American Dj, music producer, film and director from Compton California. He became a founding member of the pioneering gangsta rap group N.W.A. (composed of Yella, Dr. Dre, The Arabian Prince, Ice Cube, Mc Ren, and Eazy-E). Along with Dr. Dre, Yella produced Eazy-E’s debut album Eazy-Duz-It and all three N.W.A albums, translating into millions of sales. He co-produced the platinum-selling debut albums of J.J Fad and Michel’e with Dre and contributed to The D.O.C.’s 1989 album No one can do it better, (also produced by Dr. Dre).  DJ Yella released his 1996 debut solo album ‘One Mo Nigga ta Go’ on Street Life Records, featuring members of the Ruthless ‘family tree’ like Kokane, B.G Knocc Out, & Gangsta Dresta, rhyming over his productions. Yella has returned to the music industry and is currently spinning on the “ROCK THE BELLS TOUR,” taking the stage along with superstars such as Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, Wu Tang Clan, KRS1, Bone Thugs N Harmony and lifelong friend EAZY E’s Hologram to name a few. Dj Yella has also recently returned to the Dj circuit completing shows for The Red Bull Academy with Arabian Prince, Egyptian Lover, LA Dream Team, and also performing in Dubia,UAE. Dj Yella Is currently involved with the N.W.A. movie slated for release in 2014. N.W.A. has also continuously been nominated for the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame for 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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