DJ Firestarr chats to Yemi Alade on latest episode of 'Influential Records'
Author: Natalie Siaw-Agyeman | Saturday 7th August 2021
On the most recent episode of Influential Records, DJ Firestarr sits down with Nigerian superstar Yemi Alade. We hear her break down her favourite tracks from her catalogue so far, as well as discuss what music she has coming next.
Since she came onto the Afrobeats in 2014 with her infectious single ‘Johnny’, Yemi Alade has paved an impressive career over the years. From working with Beyonce on her ‘Black is King’ film to award-winning albums, the Empress of Africa has made a stamp on what it means to be a woman in the music industry.
When discussing her influential records, she names classic Busta Rhymes tunes and recites verses word for word. As the conversation progresses, she breaks down the talent competition she won back in 2009 which also featured Kida Kudz on the same stage. She states “I’m a lover of UK Rap”, and names NSG and Darkoo as some of her favourite talent over here. Her conversation with DJ Firestarr is light-hearted and insightful, and a great chat to from start to finish!
Catch the conversation on Spotify and Youtube below!