Nigerian singer and model Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua, professionally known by her stage name Seyi Shay was photographed in a new makeup series done by Davesucre.

She was also styled by Moashy in a beautiful white dress designed by Ejiro Amos Tafiri with her hair from Wignouthair.

Shay was born and raised in London, England to Nigerian parents. Her mother was from Northern Nigeria and her father is a native of Ife. 


Who Is Seyi Shay?

She has two elder brothers and an older sister. She and her siblings were raised by their single mother. Shay 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.[8] 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. In an interview with Lanre Odukoya of Thisday, Shay said that her mother wasn’t a staunch supporter of her musical ambitions. 

Moreover, her mother wanted her to become a doctor or lawyer.Prior to departing the Earth, her mother told her to focus on her music career and put God first.