Quick Preview Of Yemi Alade Profile
Name: Yemi Eberechi Alade
Known As: Yemi Alade
Age: She is currently 31 years old
State: Ondo state
Occupation: singer, songwriter, entertainer, and recording artist
Record Label: Effyzzie Music Group
Net Worth: $4million dollars
Yemi Alade Early Life, Education And Career
Yemi Eberechi Alade Best known Professionally as Yemi Alade was born on 13th March, 1989 in Abia State. She was born to a Nigerian parents, Her father, James Alade was a police commissioner and a native of Ondo state Nigeria, while her mother Helen Uzoma is from the Igbo decent in Nigeria. Yemi is the fifth of seven children.
Yemi competed her primary school education at Savior British Primary School and obtained her first school leaving certificate, she then proceeded to Victory Grammar School in Lagos where she obtained her West Africa Senior School Certificate.
After completing her secondary school education at Victory Crammer School in Lagos, She proceeded to University of Lagos (UNILAG) where she graduated with a degree in Geography.
She began her music career in an all-girl music group with the name “Noty Spices” in 2005. Yemi Alade became known when she won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 and that was the biggest opportunity that brought her to the present fame and success in career she enjoys today. She later release her first official single “Fimisile” under the Jus’ Kiddin’ Label. In 2012 she was signed to Effyzzie Music Group, where she released her hit single “Ghen Ghen Love”.
She later released three singles from King of Queens Album: “Johnny”, “Tangerine”, and “Kissing”. Johnny produce by Selebobo was a hit in many countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda and United Kingdom. Johnny receive massive Airplay in many media houses across the world.
The song was a commercial and a career success for Yemi Alade as it became song of the year, regardless of its late entry. The Video was released in March 2014, it was produce and directed by veteran producer Clarence peter. It had over 32million views on YouTube as at December of 2015, making her the first female entertainer to hit over one million youtube subscribers.
Yemi Alade Albums
Since her entrance into music industry, she has released three albums, “Kings of Queens” in 2014 and “Mama Africa” (2016) “Black Magic” (2017). In addition, Yemi has worked with host of Nigerian producers susch as Selebobo, Shady, Bizniz, Beat Nation, Young D, Philkeyz, GospelOnDeBeatz, DIL, Mr Chidoo, Fliptyce, OJB Jezreel and EL Mcee.
Ghen Ghen Love 2013
Taking Over Me 2015
Duro Timi 2015
Na Gode 2015
Do As I Do 2015
Kom Kom 2016
Knack Am 2017
Single and Searching 2017
Yemi Alade Awards and Nominations
YEM Awards nominated her as the Most Promising Female – 2013
MOBO Awards nominated her as the Best African Act – 2014
City People Entertainment Awards nominated her as the Female Musician of the Year – 2014
Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her as the female artist of the year – 2014
BET Awards nominated her as the Best International Act: Africa – 2015
MTV Africa Best Female Award – 2015 & 2016
WatsUp TV nominated “Want You” as African Video of the Year, Best African Female Video, Best African Pop Video and Best African Dance Video – 2016
WatsUp TV nominated “Ferrari” as Best African Traditional Video – 2016
Yemi Alade is currently one of the richest and the most influential artistes in Nigerian music industry, with an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars.