Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress and activist Yemi Eberechi Alade, known professionally as Yemi Alade aka Mama Africa has arrived in Uganda ahead of the MTV African Music Awards (MAMAs 2021).
The prestigious MTV MAMA Awards will take place on February 2021 hosted in Kampala, Uganda’s capital.
Yemi Alade was welcomed by Amber Heart and Gagamel boss Moses Ssali aka Bebe Cool.
“Welcome to my Uganda @yemialade,the road to MAMA2021,” Bebe said.
And she said: “Safari…I need to sleep.”
Yemi Alade won the MTV African Music Awards for Best female in 2015 and 2016 consecutively and was nominated for Artiste of the Year in 2015, making her to first female to win the MAMAs for Best female consecutively twice and nominated for Artiste of the Year.
In 2015, Alade was the first Nigerian female to be nominated for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) for Best African Act and was nominated for the BET awards for Best International act: Africa in 2015 and 2016.
Yemi is also applauded for her creative and overwhelming stage performances, fashion and music videos.
She has won The Headies Award for Best Performer twice, 2018 and 2019.