Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua (born Oluwaseyi Odedere on December 21, 1985) is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who goes by the stage name Seyi Shay (pronounced Shay-yee Shay).


She created and produced three songs for the Konami video game Crime Life: Gang Wars’ soundtrack (2005).

Melanie C’s third studio album, Beautiful Intentions, featured a song she penned called “You Will See” (2005). “White Lies,” a song from Chip’s Transition album, was written by Shay.

She joined the now-defunct pop girl group From Above as the lead singer in 2008.


The trio was managed by Mathew Knowles’ Music World Entertainment organization and got a recording deal with Sony’s Columbia Records.

She secured an endorsement arrangement with Etisalat, a telecoms service provider, in November 2013. Shay signed a record deal with Island Records in July 2015.

Seyi or Shay, her debut studio album, was released in November 2015. The promotional tracks “Irawo,” “Ragga Ragga,” and “Chairman” helped to promote the album. Check out Seyi Shay’s Songs, Videos and Albums below!