Yemi Alade who is the hottest female artiste in Africa at the moment is #TxAOTM for the month of June 2015. tooXclusive will be celebrating the Effyzzie Music Group diva who is nominated for “Best International Act: Africa” at the 2015 BET Awards and the 2015 Black Canadians Awards.
Yemi Alade is a Nigerian artiste, song-writer, composer, actress and entertainer. The bombshell rose rose to fame after winning the maiden edition of the Peak Talent Show and went to release her first hit single; “Fi Mi Sile” which featured eLDee.
In 2012, she inked a record deal with Effyzzie, then released moderately successful singles “Ghen Ghen Love” and “Bamboo”. Yemi Alade’s big break came in form of a Selebobo produced afro-pop classic about a cheating lover titled “Johnny”. The success of the “Johnny” joined with the hard-work of Yemi Alade catapulted her to top of the African music food chain. “Johnny” was followed up with “Tangerine”, “Kissing” and an acclaimed debut album christened “King of Queens”. Yemi Alade has collaborated with Awilo Longomba, Falz, Ice Prince, Marvin, DJ Arafat, Wizkid amongst others.
Yemi Alade is currently the most streamed female African artiste of all time on YouTube and has toured in countries like France, Kenya, Italy, Germany, Ghana, South Africa, Congo, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Benin Republic, Switzerland, Zambia, Burkina Faso etc.
She is popularly referred to as “King of Queens”, “Afro-politan Queen”, “Mama Africa”, “Ghen Ghen Babe” and “the Yoruba-Ibo girl” by virtue of her expansive vocal range, electrifying stage-craft, music, edgy and un-matched style, evolving urban African style and her bi-tribal descent.
Notables Music Releases
“Taking Over Me” ft. Phyno
“Temperature” ft. DiL
“Kissing (French Remix)” ft. Marvin
“Ghen Ghen Love”
DOWNLOAD VIDEO Yemi Alade – “Bamboo”
“Fi Mi Sile”