About Cafe Mocha

Café Mocha’s YoYo is a Grammy-nominated rapper and actress best known for classic rap hits like “Can’t Play With My Yo-Yo,” “The Bonnie & Clyde Theme” with Cube and “I Wanna Be Down” with Brandy, Queen Latifah and MC Lyte.

With more than 25 years in the music business, Yo-Yo’s professional journey was recently featured on TV One’s marquee franchise, “Unsung.” The Compton, Calif.-native—who has consistently toured throughout the years—performed earlier this year at the Trump Awards in Atlanta as part of a tribute to hip-hop trailblazers Salt-N-Pepa.

A feminist and community crusader, YoYo is working to empower young people with her youth program, YoYo’s School of Hip-Hop. Yo-Yo’s program operates in both Los Angeles, Calif. and Highland Park, Mich., where her husband, DeAndre Windom, is the mayor. The mission is to help educate youths within the community about dance, music, and learning how to compose and perform powerful messages in rap music.

Tune in Cafe Mocha delves into overcoming depression. Gospel singer Tasha Cobbs shares her journey and struggle. Dr. Alduan Tartt will help us identify the signs and how to get help. Plus, Curvy Style premieres Saturday Night on CentricTV. Timothy Snell’s got our curvy girl tips. Don’t miss the ladies of Did Y’all See discuss Lil […]

R&B veteran Miki Howard will have her story depicted in a made-for-TV movie set to air on TV One for Black Music Month. According to ABC News Radio correspondent Karu F. Daniels, the film with the working title “Unsung: The Miki Howard Story” will premiere on the network in June and star actress Teyonah Parrish […]

President Barack Obama called in to Cafe Mocha to discuss the upcoming midterm elections, which take place on November 4.   In addition to talking about the president’s “swag” and Michelle Obama, the president went into detail about why its so imporant to vote in this year’s midterms. Listen to the interview below: RELATED: Cafe Mocha […]

Gospel star/pastor Deitrick Haddon has been in the news lately for his new album, R.E.D. (Restoring Everything Damaged), and reality show, Preachers of L.A., which can be seen on Oxygen.   Deitrick called into Cafe Mocha this weekend and spoke about the controversy surrounding Preachers of L.A. He also discussed the bidding war amongst networks that wanted […]