Critic Reviews (7)
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Critical Consensus: Average. Mixed reactions.
The reason for her naming her album “Mama Africa“, isn’t far fetched, it’s simply due to her continuous travels all over African countries and maybe her absorbing some sounds from these locations (I stand to be corrected) having said that, we ...
In my #2015InReview I wrote that: “Yemi Alade continued where she left off in 2014, staking her claim on the King of Queens title. After successes of Johnny and her début album, Yemi Alade went on tour, increasing her fanbase from Congo to Ghana t ...
A year and a few months after the release of her debut album, King of Queens, Yemi Alade is back again with her sophomore, Mama Africa: The Diary of an African Woman. Big name, if you ask me, for a 15 track album, but all the same, full marks for pro ...
Music in Africa
03 Jan 2017
If there is an award for the most undeserved title of the year, then Yemi Alade has already won. I’ll suggest she wins it every day till her next album. That title, Mama Africa, is the name of her sophomore album, an album that has the lady feature ...
In 2014, ‘Johnny’ put a struggling Yemi Alade in the center of the mainstream big picture, and she took her chance like a woman who came prepared. A swift rebranding, release of more songs, promotion and effective execution gave birth to her debu ...
As album titles go, Yemi Alade’s sophomore effort is as bland and unimaginative as they come. Why, when it comes to fabulous females,- living or dead- laying claim to mothering an entire continent of nations, hasn’t it all been done before? And d ...