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Yemi Alade Drops Vibrant New Video for “Vibe”

The music video queen is back with yet another visual delight from her latest album, Woman of Steel.

Yemi Alade, the Nigerian video queen, returns with a new visual for "Vibe." "It is the fifth track on her latest album, Woman of Steel, and, like the rest of the album, it presents a more liberated, more confident, no-holds-barred Alade. The album, she's said, "is all about drawing the inner strength that you have in you and being the superhero that you've always needed." In "Vibe" we hear the artist speaking on sexual liberation and coming to terms with the" vibe" of love she wants. This is just one more video in the incredible repertoire of the most watched Nigerian female artist, but it doesn't disappoint.


READ: Yemi Alade's Journey to Becoming a Woman of Steel

The video has some of Alade's signature moves: impeccable color coordination, vibrant sets, feel-good choreography and abundant smiles. "Vibe," directed by frequent video collaborator Ovie Etseyatse, shows Alade hanging out and dancing with friends—well-dressed, beautiful and incredibly talented dancer friends—as they alternate between settings while Alade professes the type of romance she's in the mood for. Stating she wants to "sit up on the mic" and "no time for the drama, nah I don't wanna be your baby mama." The song itself has an upbeat rhythm with a slow, easy build and occasionally sees Alade drifting into a bit of rapping.

Check out the colorful video and stream the full album below.


Yemi Alade - Vibe (Official Video) www.youtube.com


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Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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