Self acclaimed Mama Africa and Afrobeats sensation, Yemi Alade is set to drop a new musical project which she has titled “Empress” this Friday, November 20 for her fans and music lovers worldwide.
The Nigerian born singer who doubles as an actress and an activist is dropping this new album after her last album “Woman of Steel” was a major success in August 2019. The album packed with hit songs like “Shekere” featuring Angélique Kidjo, “Shake” featuring Duncan Mighty, “Poverty” featuring Funke Akindele, “Night and Day“, “Vibe” and so much more was a 15-track album that brought her massive recognition from fans.
The “Johnny” crooner made her debut as the first-ever winner of Nigeria’s Peak Talent Show and that marked the beginning of her musical career, but visibility came after she released her debut album, King of Queens in 2014.
With record-breaking musical feats and two features on Beyoncé’s “The Lion King: The Gift,” Yemi Alade is claiming her spot in a growing Nigerian music scene with full force and with this new album underway, the singer who recently released the first single off this new album, “I Choose You” featuring Dadju, has us counting down with her.
The singer has revealed the official cover and tracklist for her album which is a 15-track album with features from Afrobeats stars like Patoranking, Rudeboy, Estelle, Vegedream, Mzansi Youth Choir, and Dadju who she featured on track 7 “I Choose You“.
See the full tracklist below.