Nigerian Singer, Yemi Eberechi Alade, simply known as Yemi Alade is celebrating her 30th birthday today.
The Afropop singer took to her Instagram page to share a photo to celebrate and wrote,
“I am grateful GOD …. @yemialade I HAVE FOUND FAVOUR AND GRACE WITH GOD.
KEEP WORKING HARD, KEEP BREAKING BARRIERS, KEEP WINNING YEMI ALADE.
#HAPPYBIRTHDAY TO ME ❤”
Yemi Eberechi Alade was born on March 13, 1989 in Abia State, Nigeria. Her father, James Alade – a Police Commissioner – is of Yoruba origin while her mother Helen Uzoma is of Igbo origin resulting in her being referred as “Yoruba-Igbo girl”. She’s from Ondo State. Alade is the fifth out of the seven children in her family.
Alade has been featured on the covers of several magazines and performed around the world, sharing stages and songs with Mary J. Blige, Shina Peters, M.I, Wizkid, Becca, May D, Waje and Yemi Sax. She also headlined the Super Diva’s Nite at the 2013 Calabar Festival, and opened for the 2013 Headies Awards.
Alade teamed up with cinematographer Clarence Peters to create a music video for “Johnny”, which was released in March 2014 to critical acclaim and now has more than 100 million views on YouTube, as of June 2018.