Yolandi Visser

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Yolandi Visser
Xeni Jardin, Yo-Landi (die Antwoord) & Philip Nelson (cropped).jpg
Visser in April 2010
Background information
Birth name Anri du Toit
Also known as Yo-Landi Vi$$er
  • Singer
  • actress
Years active 2001–present
Labels Zef
Associated acts
Website www.dieantwoord.com

Anri du Toit (born 1 December[1]), known by her stage name Yolandi Visser – stylized as ¥o-landi Vi$$er – is best known as a vocalist in the South African Rap/Rave/Zef group Die Antwoord. Visser is also an actress, starring in the 2015 film Chappie and the short film "Umshini Wam"; both films co-starred Ninja, Visser's former partner[2] and current band mate. Under her birth-name, she made another short film named "Picnic".


Visser was a part of the music and art groups The Constructus Corporation and MaxNormal.tv. The former was a project that produced a concept album/graphic novel while the latter was a South African 'corporate' hip-hop group in which Yolandi's role was portraying Max Normal's personal assistant. She appeared in several of their music/art videos.

Visser cites Nirvana, PJ Harvey, Nine Inch Nails, Cypress Hill, Eminem, Marilyn Manson, and Aphex Twin as musical influences.[citation needed]

Die Antwoord[edit]

Die Antwoord is a rap/rave group consisting of Visser, Ninja (Watkin Tudor Jones) and DJ Hi-Tek (Justin de Nobrega).[3][4]



With The Constructus Corporation[edit]

With MaxNormal.TV[edit]

  • Rap Made Easy (2007)
  • Good Morning South Africa (2008)

With Die Antwoord[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Yolandi Visser has a daughter with her former partner and bandmate Watkin Tudor Jones (also known as "Ninja").[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Yolandi Visser [prawn_star] (March 3, 2015). "YO its NOT my bday- my Bday is on da 1st of December.". Instagram. 
  2. ^ Daryl Keating (2016-09-12). "Die Antwoord: The Complete Interview". Exclaim.ca. Retrieved 2016-09-28. 
  3. ^ Graeme Virtue. "Die Antwoord review – South African rap-rave crew play it to the hilt | Music". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  4. ^ Chris Payne (2015-03-03). "Drake Called Homophobic Slur by Die Antwoord". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  5. ^ Craig Mathieson. "Chappie review: Neill Blomkamp's Frankenstein-themed tale fails to come to life". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  6. ^ "Meet Sixteen, The Daugther [sic] Of Ninja And Yolani Vi$$er – 2oceansvibe.com". Retrieved 2016-05-26. 

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