Meet The New Pepsi Diva, Seyi Shay As She Joins Tiwa Savage
Real Name Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua was born 21 December 1985, professionally known by her stage name Seyi Shay also pronounced Shay-yee Shay, is a Nigerian based English singer-songwriter, recording artist, performer, and record producer. She this week signs a Deal Worth N15 million with Pepsi. She wrote and produced three songs for the soundtrack to Konami’s video game Crime Life: Gang Wars (2005). She also wrote “You Will See”, a song that was included on Melanie C’s third studio album Beautiful Intentions (2005). Shay wrote “White Lies”, a song from Chip’sTransition album. In 2008, she became the lead singer for the now defunct pop girl group From Above. The group signed a recording deal with Sony/Columbia and was managed by Mathew Knowles’ Music World Entertainment Company. In November 2013, she signed an endorsement deal with telecommunications service provider Etisalat Nigeria.
Seyi Shay Was Born And Raised In London, England to Nigerian parents. Her mother was from the Northern part of Nigeria and her father is a native of Ile Ife South Western Part Of Nigeria. She is the last in her family with two older brothers and an older sister. She and her siblings were raised by their single mother. Seyi grew up in a religious setting and felt like a single child during her adolescence. She started visiting Nigeria when she was two years old, and eventually attended the Command High School in Maryland, Lagos. She went back to London to complete her undergraduate studies.
Her interest in music was influenced by members of her household. Her late mother was a chorister and her sister used to compose songs for TV. Moreover, her brother was a radio and club disc jockey. Shay started performing at the age of 6, and was part of her secondary school choir. She performed for the London Community Gospel Choir during their world tour, which included 13 cities in Japan. Shay was applauded for her performances in Japan. She studied music at a local UK college, and went on to study Business Management at the University Of East London.
Tiwa Savage Net Worth is believed to be In the region of N90 million. She is obviously Nigeria Highest Earning Diva. With Seyi Shay not far behind