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Visser in April 2010
|Birth name||Anri du Toit|
|Also known as||Yo-Landi Vi$$er|
December 1, 1984 |
Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa
|Genres||Rave, hip hop|
|Associated acts||Ninja, MaxNormal.TV, The Constructus Corporation, Die Antwoord|
Anri du Toit, known by her stage name Yolandi Visser – stylized as ¥o-landi Vi$$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 wami"; both films co-starred Ninja, Visser's long-time friend 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.
Die Antwoord is a RAP/RAVE group consisting of Yo-Landi Visser, Ninja (Watkin Tudor Jones) and DJ Hi-Tek (Justin de Nobrega). Visser cites Nirvana, PJ Harvey, Nine Inch Nails, Cypress Hill, Eminem, Marilyn Manson, and Aphex Twin as musical influences.
- "Picnic" – short, director, credited as Anri Du Toit
- "Umshini wami" (2011) – directed by Harmony Korine
- Chappie (2015) – directed by Neill Blomkamp
- The Ziggurat (2003)
- Rap Made Easy (2007)
- Good Morning South Africa (2008)
With Die Antwoord
- Yolandi Visser [prawn_star] (March 3, 2015). "YO its NOT my bday- my Bday is on da 1st of December.". Instagram.
- Graeme Virtue. "Die Antwoord review – South African rap-rave crew play it to the hilt | Music". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
- Chris Payne (2015-03-03). "Drake Called Homophobic Slur by Die Antwoord". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
- Craig Mathieson. "Chappie review: Neill Blomkamp's Frankenstein-themed tale fails to come to life". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
- "Meet Sixteen, The Daugther [sic] Of Ninja And Yolani Vi$$er – 2oceansvibe.com". Retrieved 2016-05-26.
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