Yemi Alade Shekere Video Featuring Angelique Kidjo.
Multiple award-winning African pop diva Yemi Alade premieres the visual for “Shekere”.
“Shekere” which features multiple Grammy award winner Angélique Kidjo.
Was birthed upon a personal request by Kidjo for Alade to revamp her classic “Wombo Lombo”.
Heavily samples elements from the original updated to the current mainstream Afro-pop sounds.
“I dey hear the sound of a tambourine o, Talking drums and shekere combination,
I see people under the tambourine o, Dancing like sey there’s a celebration”;
Yemi Alade emotively sings before progressing into a stellar duet with the iconic Angélique Kidjo.
Who also sings in her native Benin dialect over the groovy DJ Coublon orchestrated instrumentation.
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The cinematic visual for the praised number opens up in dramatic sequence which displays the authentic and unapologetic beauty of the African continent.
A theme which has dominated in Alade’s artistry and has made her hailed as Africa’s championing artiste of her generation.
“Shekere” is a rich and colourful affair, reminiscent of Disney live-action remake and once again cements Alade’s throne as a royal of music videos.
The classic visual joins Alade’s elite videography which made her the first and only female Afro-pop artiste to have over 100 million subscribers on YouTube.
And a total cumulative visual stream of over 400 million views.
“Shekere” is sixth single off Yemi Alade’s critically acclaimed fourth studio album “Woman of Steel”.
The album features a host of international stars like Rick Ross, Angélique Kidjo.
Afrobeats icon Duncan Mighty and Nollywood star Funke Akindele.
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