At 47 years old, Angela Yee has this physical status:
Divine's CEO, Yee, received an internship with Wu-Tang Management to support him. Yee was lip-syncing the intro to Wu-Tang Clan's "Reunited" music film. Beneath the Surface, she produced all the skits on GZA's third studio album Beneath the Surface.
She spent time with Paul Rosenberg and Eminem's clothing firm Shady Limited before being given the opportunity to work in Sirius Satellite Radio's marketing group. Rosenberg, she begged, asked Rosenberg if he could interview her because he had the contacts through Shade 45. "Well, you know what, they're searching for a female on the morning show, so why don't you try it out and see if it's working for you?" Rosenberg said to her.
On Eminem's radio station, Shade 45, she hosted Lip Service and The Morning Afternee with Angela Yee on Sirius Satellite Radio. She began her radio career at Sirius in 2005 as the co-host for The Cipha Sounds Effect. Yee took over the hosting duties full time after Cipha Sounds left Sirius in July 2008, and Angela Yee's show was renamed the Shade 45 Morning Show Starring Angela Yee.
Yee left Shade 45 and began hosting The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 in December 2010, as well as DJ Envy and Charlamagne the God. The show is feelings of honesty and asking tough questions of artists.
In March 2013, the Breakfast Club was nationally syndicated in over 50 countries.
The Breakfast Club's weekday parade began in August 2013 and was seen in major American cities, including New York City, Miami, Seattle, New Orleans, Houston, and Detroit, until the show's end in August 2022.
Yee was Laurel Award, a national radio award from the Alliance for Women in Media, in 2019 for her work on The Breakfast Club.
fellowship in August 2020, Yee and her Breakfast Club co-hosts, DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God, were inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame.
Yee used to work as a reporter for MTV2's Sucker Free. She appeared on the 2013 VH1 reality show The Gossip Game as a featured cast member. Seven New York women in the radio and blogging industries were on display during the show. On March 31, 2014, the Breakfast Club show debuted on Revolt. Yee appeared on BET's Being series on March 21, 2020, a glimpse into her daily life.
Yee ruled recording artists GZA, Jay Electronica, and most notable, 360, who propelled her management skills into the spotlight. She was able to help Jay Electronica's deal with Jay Z's Roc Nation be a success. In 2016, Yee opened Juices forQaeda in Bedford-Stuyvesant, just around the corner from her house. DJ Envy, one of her two co-hosts on The Breakfast Club, and Styles P. In 2017, Yee formed Kickin' It From the Stoop to promote reading and literature. Yee became the first-ever ambassador for the New York Public Library system in 2018. Yee hosted the Giving Gracefully Awards in January 2020, an awards night that honors philanthropy among Olympic athletes and public figures.
Awards and honors
- MIW Airblazer Award (2020)
- Gracie Award (2020)
- Gracie Award (2019)
- Vice Chancellor's Achievement Award, bestowed by the American Foundation for the University of West Indies (AFUWI)
- In 2018, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio declared August 28 as Angela Yee Day.
- In 2018, the New York Public Library named Yee as their first-ever ambassador.
- WEEN Mission Award (2014)
- Shirley Chisolm Woman of Distinction Award