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Interview: Yemi Alade, the Nigerian pop star taking the world by storm

EYE ON AFRICA - Yemi Alade, the Nigerian pop star who takes the world by storm is on FRANCE 24 for an exclusive interview. Since being signed in 2012, she is gone global: Yemi shared the stage with Mary J. Blige. Her Afropolitan sounds have exploded onto international dancefloors, specifically with her megahit "Johnny", video from which has been seen 14 million times.


Na Gode (Official video)- Yemi Alade featuring Selebobo.

Yemi Alade -Nagode
Yemi Alade finally premieres the music video for her smash hit "Na Gode" featuring Selebobo.
 
The gratitude preaching "Na Gode" is produced by the track's guest vocalist, and serves as the first and lead single of Yemi Alade's sophomore album christened "Mama Africa".
 
Special thanks to the National Commission of Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Nikki Laoye (Founder, Angel 4 Life Foundation/Celebrity Voice for NCFRMI South/West Zone), Mrs. Essien (Director of IDPs, NCFRMI), Hajia Aisha Ibrahim (Deputy Director of Refugees and Immigration Issues) and all the staff and members of the NCFRMI for making this a reality.
 
Directed by Paul Gambit.
 

VIDEO PREMIERE: YEMI ALADE - DURO TIMI

2015 MTV Africa Music Awards "Best Female"award winner Yemi Aladepremieres the music visual for "Duro Timi"; a Sizzle Pro produced emotive ballad sheltered on her acclaimed debut album "King of Queens".
 
 
Directed Ovié Étseyatséand co-directed by Taiye Aliyu, the story-telling video was shot in London, United Kingdom. "Duro Timi" is a Yoruba phrase which means "Stay with Me"in English.
 
"Sometimes, love can pass you by while you're busy making plans."

VIDEO PREMIERE: Yemi Alade - Kissing (French Remix) ft. Marvin

VIDEO PREMIERE: Yemi Alade - Kissing (French Remix) ft. Marvin

 

Yemi Alade who just won the award for "Best West African Act" at the 2015 Kunde Awards in Burkina Faso unleashes the lovely music video for the latest single, "Kissing (French Remix)" which features Afro-Caribbean music star Marvin.

 

The world-class clip directed by Ovie Etseyatse and co-directed by Taiye Aliyuwas shot in Paris, France during Yemi Alade's "King of Queens" European tour. The Effyzzie Music Groupsinger in a press statement when she arrived back to Nigeria from Burkina Faso said; "The music video was conceptualized and shot in barely 48 hours; my team called Ovie and he flew into Paris, before we knew it, it was a wrap... I hope you guys love it just as you loved the video for the original song which was directed by Sesan".

 

Watch, share and enjoy!

 

YouTube Link - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSWWDe8uB9s

 

 

Yemi Alade - Do As I Do ft. DJ Arafat (Prod by Selebobo)

 
 
Effyzzie Music/Rebel Movement diva Yemi Alade releases the second single off her hotly anticipated album "Mama Africa", titled "Do As I Do"
 
The 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards "Best Female" winner from Nigeria extends her tentacles to Côte d'Ivoire to recuirt 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards "Best Francophone" winner DJ Arafat for a honeyed fusion of Afro-Pop and Coupé-Décalé produced by by the raved Selebobo.
 
"Do As I Do" is a high octane number will sure cause a frenzy across the globe, as Yemiand Arafatdeliver a commanding dance anthem. "Do As I Do" follows up Miss Alade's gratitude preaching hit "Na Gode".
 
Listen, download, buy, share, enjoy and Do As I Do.

Yemi Alade - Ferrari

Ferrari

After debuting "Ferrari" with an electrifying performance at the #AMVCA2016, Yemi Alade unlocks the DJ Coublon produced number which serves as the third single off her sophomore album "Mama Africa".

 

Preceded by the grateful "Na Gode", and the DJ Arafat assisted dance anthem "Do As I Do"; "Ferrari" is a stellar highlife number that talks about love as an action word, which Yemi Alade singing, "Love no be for mouth..." on the chorus.

 

Fans and music lovers demanded the release of the cut following the debut performance, and Effyzzie Music has acted based on popular demand. Yemi Alade's "Mama Africa" can be pre-ordered on iTunes and Google Play nonetheless the LP will hit stores worldwide on the 25th of March 2016.

Yemi Alade - Kissing ( French Remix) ft. Marvin

World Premiere: Yemi Alade - Kissing (French Remix) ft. Marvin

Yemi Alade - Kom Kom ft. Flavour

Effyzzie Music presents the music video for "Kom Kom" by Africa's leading diva Yemi Alade featuring high-life royal Flavour.

The contemporary high-life gem "Kom Kom" produced by hit-producer Masterkraft, is housed on Yemi Alade's chart-topping sophomore album "Mama Africa: The Diary of an African Woman" propelled by the massive success of previous singles "Na Gode" and "Ferrari".

The arresting visual for the praised duet is directed by award-winning cinematographer Clarence Peters.

Download on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaDeluxe
Buy Physical Copy: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaDeluxeCD
Download on GooglePlay: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaGoogleplay

http://vevo.ly/7wQemw

Yemi Alade - Na Gode (Swahili Version) Official Video

Effyzzie Music Group presents the music video for the Swahili version of Yemi Alade's hit single "Na Gode".

 
The clip of the Selebobo produced thankful anthem was created due the popular demand of it by East African music lovers and fans. The track will be housed on Yemi Alade's sophomore album titled "Mama Africa".
 
Directed by Paul Gambit.

Yemi Alade - Na Gode feat. Selebobo

Yemi Alade - Nagode

Effyzzie Music's leading lady Yemi Aladeis extremely thankful on the first single lifted off her sophomore album, which is slated for a 2016 release. The rousing highlife gem is christened "Na Gode", and features the track's producer Selebobo.

"Na Gode" which means "thank you" in Hausa preaches the message of gratitude and giving; no matter your present situation, you have to be thankful or better still say "Na Gode", because it could be worse not forgetting aiding the less privileged individuals in the society. Asides the message, "Na Gode" a mid-tempo cut that is fated to caused a musical uproar and find a home on any playlist.

 

After birthing monster hits "Johnny" and "Tangerine", Yemi Alade and Selebobo collide again to serve "Na Gode", a song critics are already labelling "classic". Listen, download, buy, share, enjoy and do not forget to say "Na Gode"!

 

CREDITS

Label - Effyzzie Music Group

Vocals - Yemi Alade, Selebobo

Producer - Selebobo

Photography - Emmanuel Oyeleke

Stylist - House of Tangerine

Hair -  Bernad Smiles

Make-Up - Ife Pinkies

Earrings - Bland 2 Glam

Graphics - Unravel

Yemi Alade - Pose ft. Mugeez (R2Bees)

Yemi Alade releases the music video for her pan African smash "Pose", off her critically acclaimed debut album "King of Queens". The track was produced by Young D and featured Mugeez(R2Bees).
The Paul Gambit directed music video was shot in Nigeria and Ghana.
© 2015 Effyzzie Music Group

Yemi Alade VeVo

Yemi Alade - Taking Over Me ft. Phyno

Yemi Alade featuring Phyno performing "Taking Over Me". Directed by Justin Campos and Taiye Aliyu. iTunes Link: itunes.apple.com/gb/album/taking-over-me-feat.-phyno/id925190313?i=925190334

Yemi Alade - Tumbum (Official Video)

#MTVMAMA2016 and #MTVMAMA2015 "Best Female" winner Yemi Alade releases a humorous music video for the Selebobo produced "Tumbum", off her acclaimed sophomore album "Mama Africa: The Diary of an African Woman".

The Paul Gambit directed clip stars Nollywood superstars Ime Bishop Umoh and Beverly Osu.

The afro-pop dance anthem "Tumbum" serves as the sixth single off the "Mama Africa" album, and arrives after Yemi Alade new singles "Gucci Ferragamo" and "Want You".

Download on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaDeluxe
Download on Google Play: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaGoogleplay
Buy physical CD on Amazon: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaDeluxeCD
Buy Vinyl Copy on Amazon: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaVINYL

http://vevo.ly/2eyuT7

Yemi Alade - Tumbum (Official Video)

#MTVMAMA2016 and #MTVMAMA2015 "Best Female" winner Yemi Alade releases a humorous music video for the Selebobo produced "Tumbum", off her acclaimed sophomore album "Mama Africa: The Diary of an African Woman".

The Paul Gambit directed clip stars Nollywood superstars Ime Bishop Umoh and Beverly Osu.

The afro-pop dance anthem "Tumbum" serves as the sixth single off the "Mama Africa" album, and arrives after Yemi Alade new singles "Gucci Ferragamo" and "Want You".

Download on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaDeluxe
Download on Google Play: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaGoogleplay
Buy physical CD on Amazon: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaDeluxeCD
Buy Vinyl Copy on Amazon: http://smarturl.it/MamaAfricaVINYL

http://vevo.ly/2eyuT7

Yemi Alade - Want You (Video)

Download on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/WantYouiTunes
Download on Google Play: http://smarturl.it/WantYouGooglePlay
Listen on Soundcloud: http://smarturl.it/WantYouAudio
Listen on Youtube: http://smarturl.it/WantYouYouTube

Yemi Alade premieres the music video for the summer anthem "Want You" produced by Maleek Berry. The award-winning singer is a two time BET Awards nominee 2015 & 2016 and a two time MOBO Awards nominee for 2014 & 2015. Yemi Alade also charted on the U.S Billboard's "Next Big Sound" chart and peaked at number 5 and has been charting for 4 weeks.

The visual captures the essence of having a good summer time; as Yemi Alade and her friends hit the town and beach, having a fun-filled day dancing, enjoying the outdoors and giving life to the EDM and Afro-Caribbean music fusion track.

Directed by Ovie Etseyatse.

http://vevo.ly/KHBfLk

YEMI ALADE FERRARI VIDEO TEASER

Yemi Alade whet appetites with a teaser for the music video of "Ferrari"; off her "Mama Africa (The Diary Of An African Woman)" album. Shot and directed by Clarence Peters, enjoy!

Yemi Alade on Voxafrica UK

Nigeria's singer and song writer Yemi Alade has had her first listening party ever in London.

The Afro pop musician became a star after winning the Maiden Edition of the Peak talent show in 2009.

Her hit song Johnny dominated charts across Africa two years ago - leading to a win at the MTV Africa Music awards in 2015 in the best Female Artist category.

Yemi Alade Performs In Palacio Paris

Check out Yemi Alade's performance in Palacio, Paris as she thrilled fans whilst on her European tour.

Follow the King Of Queens Yemi Alade on social media
Twitter: @YemiAladee
Instagram: @OfficialYemiAlade

Yemi Alade: "Every African woman has a Jonny in her life"

Nigerian Afro-pop singer Yemi Alade which hit song "Jonny" dominated charts across Africa two years ago, recently won MTV's best female African artist 2015. She spoke to BBC Africa's Sophie Ikenye about her love for Swahili and her new album "Mama Africa".

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