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Yemi Alade's New Video For 'Yaji' Will Kick Start Your Weekend

The Nigerian star does it again.

Yemi Alade's latest single, "Yaji," is an undeniable banger. From its massive guitar-lick-driven beat to the Slimcase and Brainee features, the song will undoubtedly be soundtracking a lot of nights and dance floors.

Well, the star singer has just released the new video for "Yaji," which once again solidifies her spot as the Nigerian queen of music videos.

The new dance-packed video stars off with Yemi blowing up a car, which is fair indication of how fiery and lively the rest of the gets. It was directed by Mr. C.

Read: 7 Reasons Why Yemi Alade Is a Music Video Icon

"Yaji" is Yemi Alade's second music video of the year so far, following her total boss video for "Oga."

Just last year, The Nigerian star recently headlined OkayAfrica's "Mzansi Heat and Naija Beats" concert in New York City. Check out some videos from that show underneath.

Check out Yemi Alade's new music video for "Yaji" featuring Slimcase and Brainee. below.

Listen to Yemi Alade's Afrobeats Playlist for OkayAfrica

Yemi Alade - Yaji (Official Video) ft. Slimcase & Brainee youtu.be


A Day in the Life of Yemi Alade | Presented by Uber youtu.be


OkayAfrica's Mzansi Heat & Naija Beats at Lincoln Center Out of Doors youtu.be

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