Yemi Alade becomes first African female artist to hit 1m YouTube views in 24 hours

Yemi Alade becomes first African female artist to hit 1m YouTube views in 24 hours

A much loved Nigerian singer has just recorded another amazing feat in her career as she recently set a new record on popular video streaming platform, YouTube.

It appears that it is a good time for female acts in the music industry as some of the top players seem to be making boss moves lately.

Recall that Legit.ng earlier gathered the report of sensational singer Tiwa Savage who gracefully bowed out of Mavin records and signed a global record deal with Universal Music Group.

Well, Savage is not the only one having a good time as colleague Yemi Alade has also set a remarkable record with her latest musical project Oh My Gosh remix, in which she featured top American rapper Rick Ross.

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Mama Africa as she likes to call herself has now become the first female African and Nigerian artist to garner 1 million views for a music video in just 24 hours of release.

Sharing a clip from the video on her Instagram page, the energetic singer thanked everyone that made it possible.

See her post below:

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Alade was also the first African woman who hit the 100 million views record for the music video of her single, Johnny. As at the time of gathering this report, the view count for the video is over 1.4m.

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In other news, Legit.ng gathered the report of Yoruba rap sensation Zlatan Ibile, who recently acquired a brand new Mercedes Benz worth about N35 million.

The singer shared the photos of his new whip with fans and followers on social media.

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