2FACE PUT ME ON MY VERY FIRST GIG IN NIGERIA – SEYI SHAY TALKS ABOUT MENTOR, 2FACE ON MTV BASE’s OFFICIAL NAIJA TOP TEN.
… As Burna Boy Remains Number One With “Yawa Dey”.
Fast rising artist and sultry singer, Seyi Shay, known for hit singles including “Irawo” and “Ragga Ragga” is this week’s studio guest on Nigeria’s biggest weekly show, MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 and will co-host the show with popular MTV Base VJ, Ehiz.
The “Irawo” hitmaker who is at number 7 on this week’s chart with her new video, “Ragga Ragga” gives an insight on some of the videos that are on the chart. She also speaks on her relationship with multiple award winning artist, 2Face as her mentor and how he got her her very first stage performance in Nigeria when she returned from the United States.
She comments, “I have so much respect for 2Face. He is my mentor and I have learnt a lot from him and his work. He also got me my very first gig in Nigeria and since then, I have only continued to move higher. I am grateful for every opportunity I have to work with him or perform on the same stage with him. “
Topping this week’s chart, Burna Boy holds the number 1 spot with the video, “Yawa Dey” as Dr Sid’s “Surulere” makes a huge leap to number 2 moving five places from number 7 last week kicking Tiwa Savage’s video, “Eminado” to number 4.
Jesse Jagz also moves up to number 3 from the 6th spot with his monster video, “Bad Girl”. Davido makes his way back to the chart this week with the much talked about video, “Aye” at number 10 with 2Face’s “Rainbow” featuringTPain making his way into the chart at number 9.
Other artists on this week’s chart include Patoranking and Banky W
The MTV Base Official Naija Top 10: 15 -19 March 2014:
10: DAVIDO – AYE
9. 2FACE FT T PAIN – RAINBOW
8. PATORANKING – GIRLIE O
7. SEYI SHAY – RAGGA RAGGA
6. WIZKID FT FEMI KUTI – JAIYE JAIYE
5. BANKY W – JASI
4. TIWA SAVAGE FT DON JAZZY – EMINADO
3. JESSE JAGS FEAT WIZKID – BAD GIRL
2. DR SID FT DON JAZZY – SURULERE
1.BURNA BOY – YAWA DEY
Every week, the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 is put together by an elite panel of judges comprising Nigerian broadcasters, music specialists and tastemakers, working with MTV Base to pick the winners and losers in the week’s chart. On the panel are DJ Humility (Rhythm FM), DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Xclusive (Cool FM), Big Time (Rhythm FM), DJ Caise (The Beat FM), Toolz (The Beat FM) and Osagie Alonge (Nigerian Entertainment Today).
The MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 premieres on NTA every Friday night at 11:30 PM (WAT). The chart rundown can be seen on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) every Tuesday at 10 PM (WAT), on AIT on Tuesdays at 9.30 pm (WAT), and on STV on Thursdays at 6 pm (WAT). Next week’s chart will be unveiled on Friday 14 March on NTA at 11:30 pm (WAT).
The “MTV Base Official Naija Top Ten” is an original MTV Base production.