Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. The singer was born on the 13th March 1989 in Abia State, the Eastern part of the country. Yemi Alade as she is called on stage. In 2009, the sensational singer won the Peak Talent Show, she also had a hit with her single "Johnny" in 2014. Yemi Alade grew up with her father being a Yoruba man and the mother was from the Igbo race. Yemi’s father was a police commissioner.

Yemi's debut album “King of Queens” was released on October 2, 2014. The singer collaborated with producers such as Selebobo, Sizzle Pro, Shady Bizniz, Philkeyz, Young D, GospelOnDeBeatz, DIL, OJB Jezreel, Mr. Chidoo, Fliptyce, EL Mcee, and Beat Nation. The album was preceded by the singles "Johnny", "Tangerine" and "Kissing".

Yemi's second album “Mama Africa” was released on March 25, 2016. Yemi disclosed its title was Mama Africa and said it focuses on the strengths and weaknesses of an African woman. The album combines elements of Afropop, highlife, R&B, coupé-décalé, hip-hop, and pop.

Yemi's third album Black Magic was released on December 15, 2017. A follow-up to her 2017 EP Mama Afrique, the album features guest appearances from Falz and Olamide.

In July 2019, Alade became the first African female artist to reach one million subscribers on YouTube. Yemi’s super song "Johnny" currently holds the YouTube record for the most-watched African Female music video of all time.
Yemi released her fourth studio album Woman of Steel on August 30, 2019. She also describes the album as a "buffet with different kinds of meals and drinks".
In September 2019, Yemi signed a multi-year licensing deal with Universal Music Africa (UMA) and UMG France.