DJ Yella is the stage name of Antoine Carraby (born December 11, 1967), a DJ, music producer, and film director from Compton, California. He was a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru along with Dr. Dre in 1984. He later became a founding member of the pioneering gangsta rap group N.W.A (comprised of Yella, Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and Eazy-E). Along with Dre, he produced Eazy-E's debut album Eazy-Duz-It and all three N.W.A albums. He released a solo album in 1996.