Yolanda Be Cool is an Australian electronic dance music duo who scored an international chart-topping hit with the house smash "We No Speak Americano" in 2010.
Comprising Sylvester Martinez and Johnson Peterson, the duo hails from Sydney, Australia, and is affiliated with producer DCUP
(born Duncan MacLennan). Yolanda Be Cool made their commercial recording debut with the Afro Nuts EP on the Australian independent label Sweat It Out
in 2009. The following year they teamed up with DCUP
on the house track "We No Speak Americano," which notably samples the 1956 song "Tu Vuò Fà l'Americano" by legendary Italian singer/songwriter Renato Carosone
. Initially released on Sweat It Out
and later licensed for release by numerous other labels, "We No Speak Americano" was an international smash hit in summer 2010, topping the charts in over a dozen countries, including most of Europe. ~ Jason Birchmeier, Rovi