Pioneering Rapper Yo Yo Drop's First Album In 13 Years

AllHipHop Staff

Rap pioneer Yo-Yo is making a return to music with a new album titled My Journey To Fearless: The Black Butterfly.

The EP is the first full-length release from the Grammy nominated rapper since 1996’ album Total Control.

My Journey To Fearless feature cameos from Raheem Davon, Missy Elliot, Keri Hilson, DJ Toomp and more.

Yo-Yo's previous appearances on VH1 reality show, Miss Rap Supreme and 2008 BET Hip-Hop Awards performance has set the tone for what her fans should expect.

"I feel blessed to have joined forces with some of the industry's finest talents on this EP," the California native told "My fans won't be disappointed; these new tracks are taking Hip-Hop to a new level."

The first single release off of her new album is called "Give it t'um". My Journey To Fearless: The Black Butterfly is slated for an April 2009 release.

Yo-Yo's introduction to the Hip-Hop scene started with an Ice Cube collaboration on his debut solo album, Amerikka's Most Wanted.

Since then she's released four albums and appeared in numerous collaborations including MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, Brandy and Missy Elliott.

Also nominated for a Grammy for "Stomp," the rapper has appeared in acting including Menace II Society, and Boyz N the Hood, Sister Act 2, Martin and Who's The Man.

Fans can learn more about Yo-Yo at