Yemi Alade
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Yemi Alade,Historical Background,Songs, Music Career

Alade, is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. She won the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and had a hit with her single “Johnny” in 2014.. Below are more incite about Yemi Alade.


Basic Information

Yemi Alade
Yemi Alade

Full name Yemi Eberechi Alade

Date of birth , March 13, 1989

Place ——————-Abia State, Nigeria

Genres —————–AfropopR&Bworld

Occupation(s) ———Singersongwriter

Instruments Vocals—Years active 2005–present

Labels ——————EffyzzieUniversal

Associated acts ——–SeleboboRotimi KeysGospelOnDeBeatzDJ Coublon

Website —————-yemialadeofficial.com


Professional Career

October 2, 2014.  Alade’s released  album King of Queens. Alade collaborated with producers such as Selebobo, Sizzle Pro, Shady Bizniz, Philkeyz, Young D, GospelOnDeBeatz, DIL, OJB Jezreel, Mr Chidoo, Fliptyce, EL Mcee and Beat Nation. The album was preceded by the singles “Johnny“, “Tangerine” and “Kissing“. It features guest appearances and skits from Bovi, R2Bees, Phyno, Chidinma, DIL, Selebobo and Diamond Platnumz.Alade promoted the album by touring several African countries, including Ghana, Kenya and South Africa. The album’s deluxe edition was released in November 2014; it contains French versions of songs originally performed in English. The cover art for the deluxe edition was unveiled on 21 October 2014. Which more than 100.000 copies was sold .

Alade’s released second Album album Mama Africa March 25, 2016.Alade disclosed its title was Mama Africa and said it would focus on the strengths and weaknesses of an African woman. The album combines elements of Afropop, highlife, R&B, coupé-décalé, hip-hop and pop. Alade said recording the album was a struggle because she was constantly traveling to different countries everyday. She also said she recorded the album to “capture all of Africa on one CD“.Alade told The Fader magazine she collaborated with artists from West Africa, East Africa and South Africa. She enlisted GospelOnDeBeatz, DJ Coublon, Selebobo, Philkeyz, BeatsByEmzo, Masterkraft, Rotimi Keys and Mr. Chidoo to produce the album. Mama Africa features guest appearances from P-Square, Sarkodie, Sauti Sol, Flavour N’abania, Rotimi Keys, DJ Arafat and Selebobo. It was made available for pre-order on iTunes a week before its official release. Alade announced that proceeds from the sale of the album will go to the Feed a Child charity initiative. The album’s deluxe edition was released on April 6, 2016, and features collaborations with South African musicians Bucie and AKA.Mama Africa charted in Germany, Malaysia and France. Source ; wikipedia.

Alade’s released 3rd Album Black Magic on December 15, 2017. A follow-up to her 2017 EP Mama Afrique, the album features guest appearances from Falz and Olamide. Black Magic was made available for pre-order in November 2017. Prior to disclosing the album’s title, Alade posted the acronym BM on social media and wanted her fans to guess its meaning. The album was produced by DJ Coublon, Vtek, Sarz, Krizbeatz, Young D, Sess, Fliptyce, IAmBeat, Philkeyz, 2Kriss and Echo.It was supported by the previously released singles “Knack Am“, “Single & Searching” and “Heart Robber“. The album received generally negative reviews from music critics, who panned its lyrics and Alade’s songwriting.

In July 2019, Alade became the first African female artist to reach one million subscribers on YouTube. Her song “Johnny” currently holds the YouTube record for the most watched African Female music video of all time. Alade was featured on “Don’t Jealous Me“, a track from Beyoncé’s soundtrack album The Lion King: The Gift. She appeared on the track alongside Mr Eazi and Tekno. Rolling Stone magazine revealed that Alade also recorded a verse for an earlier version of “My Power” in June.


Songs

Yemi Alade
Yemi Alade

 

“Fimisile” 2009


“Ghen Ghen Love” 2013
“Johnny”


“Tangerine” 2014
“Kissing”


“Taking Over Me” 2015
“Temperature”
“Duro Timi”
“Na Gode”
“Do as I Do”


“Ferrari” 2016
“Kom Kom”
“Africa”
“Tumbum”


“Knack Am” 2017
“Single and Searching”
“Heart Robber”


“Bum Bum” 2018
“Kpirim”
“Oh My Gosh”
“Oga”
“How I Feel”


“Bounce” 2019
“Home”
“Give Dem”
“Vibe”
“Shake”


“Remind You” 2020
“Shekere”

 

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