This Day Newspaper Interviews Seyi Shay; Read Excerpts

Seyi Shay in a chat with Azuka Ogujiuba and Tosin Clegg for This Day Newspaper talked about how she started her music career, Mathew Knowles, her mother and Marriage to mention a few. Read excerpts form the interview below: 

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How did it all start?: ”I started my musical career in the UK with a producer now called, Harmony, who is the founder of Arianna Grande, he also did Mitchell William’s song ‘Jesus says yes.”

Will you say your start in the music industry can be linked to Beyonce’s father?: ”Yeah, he was in London and I had joined the girls group, From Above. He showed interest in us, flew us to America and we signed a record deal with Sony Columbia, we were under his wings for some four years just doing boot camp training which is why I can testify that Beyonce works a lot. When the group broke up due to irrevocable complications, I came to Nigeria because my mum the day before she died said, ‘I think your music will work but it will be in Nigeria because I have that feeling.’ And I said, ‘No way!”


Which artiste in the world will you like to do a collabo with?: ”Definitely Rihanna, Cold Play, Kings of Leon, Tinie Tempah, Labyrinth and Jhene Aiko .”

In Nigeria, who will you love to work with?: ”I will love to work with Don Jazzy. He promised me a song. I think he is a genius and I will like to work with Yemi Alade.”   

Do you have any intention to get married? ”I’m not bothered if I don’t get married because I would rather have a man that will be with me forever. The value of marriage has been washed up dead. I’m with someone I’m happy with and I don’t know if we would be life partners, but for now I’m happy with him.”