Yo-Landi Visser Biography
Yo-Landi Visser (real name Anri du Toit) is a South African film actress and the female vocalist in the electronic group Die Antwoord who was born on 1st December, 1984ce. She featured in the 2015 South African film Chappie. She was adopted by a minister and his wife and she also has a daughter with her band mate Ninja.
Visser was a participant in the music and art group “The Constructus Corporation,” a collaborative multi-media project, creating a graphic novel with a soundtrack and live show. She also has worked with South African ‘corporate’ hip-hop group MaxNormal.tv, appearing in several of their music/art video projects in the role of Max Normal’s personal assistant.
Die Antwoord is a South African rap group formed in Cape Town in 2008 by rappers Ninja and Visser, and producer God (formerly referred to as DJ Hi-Tek). The group released their debut album $O$ in 2009 and the album was made freely available online and attracted international attention and landed them a contract with Interscope Records for their music video for “Enter the Ninja”. After briefly signing with Interscope Records, in 2011 they founded their own record label “Zef Recordz”, and released their second and third studio albums, Ten$Ion (2012) and Donker Mag (2014). They released their fourth album, Mount Ninji and da Nice Time Kid, in 2016 and The Book of ZEF (2017).
Visser co-starred in Umshini Wam and Tokoloshe in 2011, both of which co-starred band mate Watkin Tudor Jones a.k.a. NINJA. Under her birth name, Visser also made two short films, Family Picnic (1998) and Spook Asem(2004).