Yemi Alade Biography
Yemi Alade is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, actress, and activist who specializes in Afropop music. Her single “Johnny” was a hit in 2014, and she was signed to Effyzzie Music Group. Since then, Yemi has risen to popularity in the music industry and is now regarded as one of Africa’s most prominent artists.
Yemi Alade Net worth Forbes 2021
Yemi Alade Net worth Forbes 2021 – Yemi Alade has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars. She is a successful singer who has signed endorsements worth millions.
Her father, James Alade, was a commissioner of police in Ondo State, Nigeria, and her mother, Helen Uzoma, is a native of Abia State, Nigeria. She draws on her parents’ Igbo and Yoruba ethnicities, according to Yemi.
|Net worth||$5 Million|
|Date of Birth||13 March 1989|
Yemi Alade Education
Alade went to Victory Grammar School in Ikeja for secondary school and the University of Lagos for university, both in Lagos, Nigeria.
During her academic years, Alade competed in and won a television talent contest called Peak Talent Show. That was Alade’s first appearance on television, and it was there that she achieved notoriety.
Yemi Alade Career
King of Queens, Alade’s debut studio album, was released on October 2, 2014. Selebobo, Sizzle Pro, Shady Bizniz, Philkeyz, Young D, GospelOnDeBeatz, DIL, OJB Jezreel, Mr Chidoo, Fliptyce, EL Mcee, and Beat Nation were among the producers who worked with Alade. The singles “Johnny,” “Tangerine,” and “Kissing” preceded the album. Bovi, R2Bees, Phyno, Chidinma, DIL, Selebobo, and Diamond Platnumz make cameos and perform skits.
Mama Africa, Alade’s second studio album, was released on March 25, 2016. Its title, Mama Africa, was revealed by Alade, who stated that it would focus on the virtues and shortcomings of an African lady. Afropop, highlife, R&B, coupé-décalé, hip-hop, and pop are all represented on the album.
The album’s deluxe edition, which includes collaborations with South African musicians Bucie and AKA, was released on April 6, 2016.
Mama Africa reached the top of the charts in Germany, Malaysia, and France.
Black Magic, Alade’s third studio album, was released on December 15, 2017. The album features guest appearances from Falz and Olamide, and is a follow-up to her 2017 EP Mama Afrique. In November 2017, pre-orders for Black Magic became available.
Alade became the first African female musician to acquire one million YouTube subscribers in July 2019.
Yemi Alade appeared in Beyoncé’s Black Is King visual trailer and was confirmed to be in the film, which will be released and aired on Disney+ on July 31, 2020, and subsequently on DStv Mnet in Africa on August 1, 2020.
Alade was revealed as one of the coaches for The Voice Nigeria Season 3 alongside Waje, Darey, and Falz on August 25, 2020. Alade is also one of the returning coaches from Season 2 alongside Waje.
Alade confirmed the release of Empress, her fifth studio album, on November 17, 2020. She announced the album’s tracklist and cover image, as well as the release date of November 20, 2020.
Yemi Alade was named a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner on September 23, 2020. She promised the UNDP that she will focus on inequality, women’s empowerment, and raising awareness about the effects of global climate change when it comes to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Yemi Alade Awards
- Soundcity MVP Awards
- MTV Europe Music Awards
- AFRIMMA Awards (African Muzik Magazine Awards)
- AFRIMA Awards (All Africa Music Awards)
- Independent Music Awards
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- The Headies
- ELOY Awards
Yemi Alade Songs
- “Fimisile” 2009 Non-album single
- “Ghen Ghen Love” 2013
- “Johnny” King of Queens
- “Tangerine” 2014
- “Taking Over Me” 2015
- “Duro Timi”
- “Na Gode” Mama Africa
- “Do as I Do”
- “Ferrari” 2016
- “Kom Kom”
- (featuring Flavour)
- (featuring Sauti Sol)
- “Knack Am” 2017 Black Magic
- “Single and Searching”
- “Heart Robber”
- “Bum Bum” 2018
- “Oh My Gosh” Non-album single
- “How I Feel”
- “Bounce” 2019
- “Home” Woman of Steel
- “Give Dem”
- “Shake”(featuring Duncan Mighty)
- “Remind You” 2020
Yemi Alade Albums
- King of Queens
- Mama Africa
- Black Magic
- Woman of Steel