29 Facts About Angela Yee


Angela Yee was born on January 3,1976 and is an American radio personality.


Angela Yee is currently the host of syndicated radio show Way Up.


Angela Yee hosted the nationally syndicated morning show The Breakfast Club along with DJ Envy and Charlamagne tha God.


Angela Yee is on the Board of Governors of the We Are Family Foundation and a board member of the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies.


Angela Yee is the first-ever ambassador for the New York Public Library system.


Angela Yee was born to a Chinese father and an Afro-Montserratian mother and raised in Flatbush, Brooklyn, in New York City.


Angela Yee attended Poly Prep in New York, entering through Prep for Prep.


When her family moved to South Orange, New Jersey, Yee transferred to Columbia High School.


Angela Yee pursued employment in marketing and music after completing her studies.


Angela Yee garnered an internship with Wu-Tang Management to assist the CEO, Divine.


Angela Yee wrote all the skits on GZA's third studio album Beneath the Surface.


Angela Yee then worked for Paul Rosenberg and Eminem's clothing company Shady Limited and saw an opportunity at Sirius Satellite Radio's marketing department.


Angela Yee asked Rosenberg if he could get her an interview because he had the connections through Shade 45.


Angela Yee hosted Lip Service and The Morning After with Angela Yee on Eminem's radio station, Shade 45, at Sirius Satellite Radio.


Angela Yee started her radio career at Sirius in 2005 as the co-host for The Cipha Sounds Effect.


In December 2010, Angela Yee left Shade 45 and began hosting The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1, alongside DJ Envy and Charlamagne tha God.


In 2019, Angela Yee was bestowed with the Gracie Award, a national radio honor from the Alliance for Women in Media, for her work on The Breakfast Club.


Angela Yee was a featured cast member on the 2013 VH1 reality show The Gossip Game.


On March 21,2020, Yee was featured on BET's Being series in the episode titled "Being: Angela Yee", a look into her daily life.


Angela Yee managed recording artists GZA, Jay Electronica, and most notably, 360, who propelled her management skills to the spotlight.


Angela Yee helped facilitate Jay Electronica's deal with Jay Z's Roc Nation.


In 2016, Angela Yee opened the fourth branch of her juice bar chain, Juices for Life, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, around the corner from her home.


In 2018, Angela Yee became the first-ever ambassador for the New York Public Library system.


In January 2020, Angela Yee hosted the Giving Gracefully Awards, an awards night that honors philanthropy among Olympic athletes and public figures.


Also in 2013, Angela Yee posed for a breast cancer awareness campaign created by the organization Hairless 4 Her Awareness.


In 2013, Angela Yee became involved with Coats for Kids, an organization dedicated to bringing winter coats to children in need.


In 2015, Angela Yee hosted the 33rd Annual Coat for Kids Fundraiser and in subsequent years was present to hand-deliver coats and take photos with children and their families.


Also in 2018, Angela Yee began hosting Run With Angela Yee, a monthly 5K run in New York's Prospect Park, with the goal of promoting healthy lifestyles.


In June 2022, Angela Yee founded her own non-profit organisation 'Well Road' which is primarily focused on wellness and literacy.