2019 saw Yemi Alade releasing her fourth studio album, Woman of Steel after Black Magic. A collaboration between Duncan Mighty Yemi Alade.
Off the 15 track pop album, track 9 features legendary Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo. The multi-Grammy awarded singer makes her presence felt in Yemi Alade’s spirited music video for “Shekere,” their loved collaboration off the album.
The song is named after the tambourine-like instrument played in various regions of the continent. Both Yemi Alade and Kidjo deliver feel-good lyrics in English and Yoruba over the song filled with string and upbeat production.
The also includes interpolations of Kidjo’s 1996 classic “Wombo Lombo,” and the video just compliments the entire record. Watch Yemi Alade and Angelique Kidjo – Shekere below.