Seyi Shay, Nigerian music star, signs record deal with American label

Photo; mtvbase

Photo; mtvbase

Nigerian music star, Deborah Oluwaseyi, popularly called `Seyi Shay,’ has signed a deal with a major American record label, Island Universal Records.

Seyi Shay signed the deal at the Universal Offices in South Kensington, London, on Tuesday.

The label, which also operates as a division of Universal Music Group, is home to diverse and unparalleled family of global and award winning artists.

They include American stars Nicki Minaj, Taio Cruz, Enrique Iglesias and Calvin Harris.

Other global acclaim artists are Justin Bieber, Leona Lewis and Ariana Grande.

In her profile, Shay said “my music style is primarily a combination of Afro-Pop and R&B. I do not conform to a particular genre of music.

“I believe that my musical prowess spans different genres. My music draws from things that inspire me.’’

She also cited her mother, Mathew Knowles, Beyonce’s Dad; 2face, Beyonce, Tina Turner, Sound Sultan, Wizkid and Omawuni as her mentors.

Seyi Shay had been featured on the records of several promising Nigerian artists, including Praiz, Mr. Walz, Yung GreyC and Amir.

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1 Comment
  • Ojiyovwi

    OK child well done. ‘Use what you’ve got to get what you need and want’ said late brother JB. Remember to make hay whilst the sun shines on your career and DON’T LIVE FROM HAND TO MOUTH as this brings suffering later when your transit beauty begins to fade and the parasites move on to another host. Sail on little girl!