Who doesn’t know the energetic and highly talented Yemi Alade? We’re pretty sure you know her. What you probably don’t know is that she is one of the globally recognised ladies on the Forbes 30 under 30 list.
Yemi Alade has been making us proud for a long time now. She is a singer, a songwriter and a performer. She sings in English, French, Swahili, Portuguese and Pidgin English connecting to most parts of the world. Her song, Johnny, has been viewed over 89 million times on YouTube, competing with international artistes. She has also won numerous awards, including two MTV Africa Awards. She travels the world performing and telling African stories through her songs.
Yemi has the following advice for upcoming artists:
- Put God First
- Be Original
- Be Patient
- Stop comparing where the grass is greener
We’re totally inspired by Yemi Alade.
Culled from Forbes Africa