Posted: Friday 18th July 2014 at 14:15 pm

Seyi Shay: “I Don’t See Tiwa Savage As A Rival”

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Fast rising singer — Seyi Shay is obviously making more efforts to established her name permanently in the music scene in the country and she seems to be making headway.

The singer’s latest track “Murda” is killing it on the music charts nationwide and she just signed a new deal with Bacardi Breezer.

Journalists and reporters rarely ask their male counterparts this question, which raises the conversation about sexism.

In an interview with Punch, the question is thrown at Seyi Shay, asking if there is any rivalry between her and Tiwa Savage.

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“I think people can see the difference between us now. The reason I don’t see Tiwa as a rival is because I know who I am. I know that I’m very much a fun-loving person. I’m still the woman of the world that many people know. I really don’t care about the things that are not going to affect me in a positive way. If it’s not going to affect me in a positive way, I don’t focus on it or think about it.

The difference is that I am deeper into the ragga stuff than she is. She portrays herself as somebody that is a cautious RnB artist, which she is. But I see myself as a commercial and carefree spirit. I don’t know her to that extent, so I can’t really speak about her. But I feel that Murda is my vibe and her vibe is her vibe.”

On her trending track Murda featuring Patoranking and Shaydee: “Initially I didn’t like the song because it was too different from everything else that was out there. It took me three or four months to come back to the studio to finish it. With the success of this song, it is evident that people want something different. Hopefully, I can continue to give them something different all the time.”

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