Nigerian superstar Yemi Alade isn’t playing by the rules with hot new single ‘African Baddie’. Following the success of her single ‘Bubble It’ with Jamaican Dancehall artist Spice, which amassed over 6 million views on YouTube, Yemi Alade is determined to keep you dancing. ‘African Baddie’ is the global banger we’ve been waiting for. The single pairs a bold dancehall baseline with a simple chorus that simply ‘hits’. The single ‘African Baddie’ is OUT NOW, preceding the EP of the same moniker set to be release on November 3rd.
What can fans expect on the new EP? “Everything,” says Yemi. “I’m an African Baddie but I’m repping for all the baddies on this EP! You can hear a little bit of everything on this one -Afrobeats, Dancehall, Highlife. It’s all there!”
The 8-track EP boasts features from Dancehall artists Spice, as well as Nigerian artists Zaltan & Phyno, and Bisa from Ghana.
With four albums, and soon to be two EPs under her belt, and with hits such as ‘Johnny’, ‘Ferrari’, ‘Na Gode’ and ‘Bum Bum’, and as one of the first females in the genre to hit over 100 million views on YouTube and over 1 million dedicated subscribers, Yemi Alade is the No 1 afropop female artist on the African continent.
Beyond the studio, Yemi continues to make an impact in the entertainment world, donning titles such as composer, actress, and producer.
She is a BET Awards 2015 and 2016 nominee for Best International Act Africa, a two-times nominee MOBO Awards for Best International Act 2014 and 2015, Winner MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) for Best Female 2015 and 2016.
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