Yella is used by American back-country folk in place of the word "chicken," when "chicken" is being used in a derogatory manner.
by Cait February 22, 2005
by K-Frizzle June 10, 2004
by Mike Temp March 08, 2003
World famous rapper from NWA(Nigg*z with attitude) was apparently called yella because of his hispanic background
by Sahil June 29, 2005