Yemi Alade Listed Among Talents to Join Angelique Kidjo on Virtual Show
Yemi Eberechi Alade (born 13 March 1989), known professionally as Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress and activist. She won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 after which she signed to Effyzzie Music Group, and had a hit with her single “Johnny” in 2014. Since then Yemi has gained prominence in the music industry following the releases of her albums King of Queens and Mama Africa, this made her embark on world tours consecutively.
Yemi Alade has engaged in advocacy programs over the years of her music career.
On 7 November 2018, Alade visited her secondary school Victory Grammar School, Ikeja which she also engaged in charity work. She helped the students who had difficulty in eyesight with equipments to help them see clearly. She engaged into this through her foundation (Helen and James Pathway Foundation).
On 15 November 2019, Alade was featured on The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 for the movement A Global Call to Action for handicapped children in Kenya. She performed alongside Chawki
Nigerian afropop singer, Yemi Alade has been selected by multiple Grammy award-winning Beninoise singer, Angelique Kidjo as one of the artistes to join her on her virtual showcase of Benin tagged “Virtual Trip to Benin.”
Alongside Yemi Alade, other personalities include American singer Josh Groban, American rapper Ezra Koenig, South-African model Thando Hopa and international journalist Femi Oke.
The virtual trip is to take place on Tuesday the 8th of December and will feature entertainment from women of Batonga, a foundation established by Angelique Kidjo as well as performances from Kidjo herself and surprise guests.
Just announced! @joshgroban, @yemialadee, @arzE, @thando_hopa, & @FemiOke will be joining me for @BatongaFdn’s “Virtual Trip to Benin” event on 12/8 in support of the incredible young women & girls Batonga serves in #Benin.
— Angelique Kidjo (@angeliquekidjo) November 29, 2020
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