Tag: Yemi Alade

Yemi Eberechi Alade (born 13 March 1989) is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress and activist.[1] She won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 after which she signed to Effyzzie Music Group, and had a hit with her single “Johnny” in 2014.[2][3][4] Since then Yemi has gained prominence in the music industry following the releases of her albums King of Queens and Mama Africa, this made her embark on world tours consecutively.

She won the MTV African Music Awards for Best female in 2015 and 2016 consecutively and was nominated for Artiste of the Year in 2015, making her to first female to win the MAMAs for Best female consecutively twice and nominated for Artiste of the Year. In 2015, Alade was the first Nigerian female to be nominated for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) for Best African Act and was nominated for the BET awards for Best International act: Africa in 2015 and 2016. Yemi is also applauded for her creative and overwhelming stage performances, fashion and music videos,[5][6][7][8] She has won The Headies Award for Best Performer twice, 2018 and 2019. The slot was initiated at The Headies 2018 and she was the first artiste to win the category[9][10] Alade sings in English, IgboPidginYoruba, French, Swahili and Portuguese. Her music has been of influence in many African countries and the world as she is acclaimed “Mama Africa” for her versatility in using different African languages and attires in her songs and music videos.[11] Alade’s father was a police commissioner of Yoruba descent, while her mother is of Igbo descent.[12][13]

On 9 June 2020, Alade was mentioned to be among the forefront artists/musicians from across the world to perform at The Global Goal: Unite for our future sponsored by the Global Citizen aimed to deliver COVID-19 tests and treatments especially in the most remote places in Africa and across the world.[14] On 27 June 2020, Yemi Alade performed in the Global Goal: Unite for Our future alongside Miley CyrusShakiraJ BalvinJennifer HudsonColdplayUsherJustin Bieber and QuavoChristine and the Queens and Chloe X Halle.

Video:- Yemi Alade – Temptation Featuring Patoranking

After Flourishing on Pato’s Mon Bebe Video, Yemi Alade and Patoranking link up for another lovely music video tagged – ‘TEMPTATION’. Effyzzie Music Group presents the...

Video:- Angelique Kidjo – Dignity Ft. Yemi Alade

Multiple Grammy award-winning singer, Angélique Kidjo, has released the stunning music video for “Dignity” featuring African pop diva Yemi Alade. The song is an homage to the protestors...

Top 10 Nigerian Afropop Albums Of 2020

For the consummate Nigerian music fan, 2020 proved to be the most dynamic year musically in terms of output, quality, range and volume of...

Audio:- Philkeyz – Complicated Ft. Yemi Alade & Bisa Kdei

Contemporary Afro-pop super-producer Philkeyz is starting today off by delivering a brand new single titled Complicated which features two of the biggest African artistes...

Video:- Yemi Alade – Turn Up

Video:- Yemi Alade - Turn Up Effyzzie Music Group presents Yemi Alade in the official video for “Turn Up”, off the “Empress” album. “Empress” album reseals Yemi Alade’s stake...

Video:- Yemi Alade – Deceive Featuring Rudeboy

Effyzzie Music Group presents the official video for the track “Deceive” by Yemi Alade featuring Rudeboy, Starring Nigerian Actress – Funke Akindele… Directed by...

Audio:- Yemi Alade – Deceive Featuring Rudeboy

Contemporary Afro-pop queen Yemi Alade has released the final promotional single off her recently released album titled Empress, which was delivered last week and...

Video:- Yemi Alade – I Choose You Ft. Dadju

Effyzzie Music Group presents a brand new official music video for the blazing track "I Choose You" which was performed by the labels Flagship...

Live Session:- Yemi Alade – Poverty [Swahili Version]

Effyzzie Music Group presents the live session for "Poverty (Swahili Version) by Yemi Alade, originally produced by Vtek. Ahead of the release of her awaited...

Video:- Yemi Alade – CIA [Criminal In Agbada]

Effyzzie Music Group and Rebel Movement present a brand new music video of a live performance of the single "CIA (Criminal In Agbada) in...