Tony Yayo is an American rapper and member of the hip hop group G-Unit.
50 Cent was granted his own record label by Dr. Dre and released the album Get Rich or Die Tryin’. Soon after the group had established their own record label, G-Unit Records, G-Unit released their first official group album Beg for Mercy in November 2003, which went on to be certified 2x Platinum in the United States.
Though his appearances on mixtapes announced his return on the street level, it was not until the release of « So Seductive » that his return received wide recognition. In August 2005, Tony Yayo released his debut, Thoughts of a Predicate Felon.
Tony Yayo has confirmed that work is in progress for his second studio album. The album was originally called I Am 50’s Tax Write-off, then Godfather of the Ghetto, finally leaving Tony Yayo undecided on a title.
He is of Haitian origin and is taking part in the aid to the country since the earthquake.