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Yemi Alade Biography Everything you need to know
In this detailed biography of Yemi Alade here is everything you need to know below
- Yemi Alade Date Of Birth
- Full/Real Name
- State Of Origin
Yemi Alade Biography : Early Lfe and Background
The popular nigerian singer with Full name Yemi Eberechi Alade was born born on the 13th of March 1989 in Abia State, Nigeria.
Her father James Alade a former commissioner of POLICE Abia State is of Yoruba origin while her mother Helen Uzoma is of Igbo origin. Resulting in her being referred as “Yoruba-Igbo girl”. Alade is the fifth out of the seven children in her family.
Yemi attended St Saviour British primary School, she then moved to Victory Grammar School in Lagos to complete her secondary school. After which she went further to obtain a degree in Geography at the University of lagos. with this you can see she has spent and enjoyed most of her early life in Lagos.
Yemi Alade’s Music Career
Far back 2005 Yemi Alade in an all-girl group called Noty Spices made her musical debut.
However, the now famous singer becam popular after her outstanding victory at Peak Talent Show in 2009. After which she then dropped her first Official single Titled “Fimisile” under “jus” “Kiddin”
In the year 2012 Yemi was signed into Effyzzie Music Record Label and released, her first single “Ghen Ghen Love” under the record.
Later in 2013 she dropped another amazing and highly romantic Music Video “Bamboo” which was profuced by Fliptyce.
Yemi Alade rose to stardom after releasing her popular and viral sigle that got over 93+ million video views on YouTube,
And yes you guessed right the title of the song is “Johnny” the song was produced by prolific producer Selebobo. Then became a worldwide ringtone that dominated United Kingdom, Zimbawbwe, South Africa, Kenya , Ghana, Liberia, Tanzania among others.
Also notable it was the popular lyrics memorized by every nigerian music lover, even a 3 year old kid would sing “Am looking for my johnny”.
Although the song was released towards the end of 2013 the Effyzzie signee still created a space for her self and her on was listed as one of the best songs of 2013.
So, this brought her a breakthrough in the Nigeria music industry as she started to feature on the covers of several magazines. Also, whilst performing around the world as at the time she shared songs and stages with prolific artist, The likes of Shina Peter, M.I, Mary J. Blige, May B, Waje, Wizkid and Yemi Sax.
However she also headlined the Super Diva’s Nite at the Calabar Festival of 2013, and of course she opened for Headies Awards Of 2013.
After the end of 2014 the “johnny Crooner” released the video of her massive hit song “Johnny” which was of course Shot by Clarence Peter who is one of Nigerias most prolific cinenatographer.
Then she featured on KKTMB prolific act Yung6ix song “Lights”, and. Also featured by Beninese Afro-pop Star Lace on the Remix of “Sebiwo”
Project With Other Artist
Along with M.I, Timi Dakolo, Burna boy and Waje, Yemi Alade. Also participated in singing a song for Port Harcourt, the UNESCO 2014 World Book Capital, as part of a project urging young people to read and stay in school.
After that, Yemi then released a new single titled “Tangerine” in which she featured music producer Selebobothe critically acclaimed track charted across Africa. She appeared as a guest artist on Falz’s debut album.
On the 2nd of October 2014, Yemi Alade released her debut album “King of Queens” after which she then started her tour. Then she released her foolow up second Album on her birthday month March 2016 and the Album was tittled “Mama Africa”.
Yemi Alade Awards And Nomination
After her rose to stardom and all, Yemi Eberechi Alade has sine then been called up for multiple Nomination in 14 different awards categories and she have bagged two of the Awards.
Here is a list of her nomination and awards,
YEM Awards – Female Artiste of the Year – Nominated
ELOY Awards – Most Promising Female – Nominated
MOBO Award – Best African Act – Nominated
City People Entertainment Awards – Female Musician of the Year – Nominated
Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Female Artist of the Year – Nominated
BET Awards – Best International Act: Africa – Nominated
MTV African Music Awards – Best Female – Won
Africa Music Video Awards – African Video of the Year – Nominated
– Best African Female Video – Nominated
WANT TO – Best West African Video – Nominated
– Best Afro Pop Video – Nominated
– Best African Dance Video – Nominated
(Ferrari ) – Best African Traditional Video – Nominated
Yemi Alade songs
- All Day
- Baby’s Back
- Do as I Do feat. DJ Arafat
- I Like
- Kelele ft Rotimi Keys
- Koffi Anan” (Freestyle)
- Kom Kom feat. Flavour
- Mama Africa
- Marry Me
- Na Gode [Swahili Version]
- Taking Over Me
- Ghen Ghen Love
- Classic Girl Freestyle (Jidenna’s Classic Man cover)
- Want You
- Africa (ft. Sauti Sol)
- Knack Am” (2017)
- Get Through This (ft. Mi Casa)
- Single and Searching
- Bum Bum
- How I Feel
- King of Queens (2014)
- Mama Africa (2016)
- Black Magic (2017)
- Mama Afrique (2017)
Yemi Alade Biography: Endorsement Deals
Bacardi Breezer – Yemi Alade signed an endorsement deal with Bacardi Breezer an alcoholic beverage drink company in 2014. She signed the deal alongside Seyi Shay and sean Tizzle.
Bland2Glam – In the same week she signed a deal with Bacardi Breezer, she. Also got another endorsement deal with Bland2Glam an online accessory and jewelry store. They believed that her creativity will work well to bring to life the brand’s passion for helping women express their inner divas through jewelry pieces and styling.
In early 2015 Yemi Alade and Davido became ambassadors for Close-Up Toothpaste. A deal which worth millions of Naira.
Also Yemi Alade recently partnered with Bland2Glam to unveil her first ever jewelry collection tagged, “YemiAlade Collection.” real business woman making more money for herself , she is definitely one of Nigeria richest artist.
She’s also Shell’s Ambassador
so now you pobably want to know.
How Much is yemi Alade Worth
According to trusted source the “How i feel crooner” emi Alade net worth is saif $4.2 million.
Now you must be curious to know about Yemi Alade’s Love life, Well i don’t know about now but last i check she was Single.
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