Excitement as Yemi Alade clocks 30
Today is the 30th birthday of one of Nigeria’s biggest stars, Yemi Alade. The self-proclaimed ‘King of queens’ was born on March 13, 1989.
Her 2013 hit song ‘Johnny’ is one of the highest rated singles in African music history- it has over a hundred million views on YouTube alone.
She released her debut album, King of Queens, on 2 October 2014, and then went on tour. Alade then released her second studio album, titled Mama Africa, in March 2016.
Between 2015 and 2016, Yemi Alde clinched the coveted MTV African Music Awards ‘Female artiste of the year’.
She gained prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009.
The sexy singer has been romantically linked to her manager, Taiye Aliyu, actor, Alexx Ekubo and singer, Flavour.
Alade lost her beloved father in 2015 and has since gone on to achieve massive feats in the African music landscape.