One name that has been catching the attention of all the African music lovers in 2018 is ‘Wendy Shay’. Wendy Shay is the newly signed act of RuffTown Records and the latest female music sensation in Africa. The highly talented artist has released two music videos this year and both videos have been chart busters. While her fans hope for her to release more such hit music videos in the future, we present some interesting facts about the singer and a list of the top trending Wendy Shay songs here. Read on to know more about the star and her music accomplishments!!
Wendy Shay is recognized as a highly promising and talented artist in the Ghanaian music industry. Wendy Shay is living proof that if you have a passion for something, sooner or later you will achieve success in that. Though a nurse by profession, the young icon had nurtured her passion for singing since her childhood. She boldly made a decision to follow her passion and went on to release her maiden song ‘Uber Driver’ followed by the song ‘Bedroom Commando’ in association with RuffTown Records this year. The artist has continued to be involved in intense controversies on account of her similarities with the late Ebony Reigns and the fact that she had been launched by the same production house after the sudden demise of Ebony Reigns.
Wendy Shay songs
Right now Wendy Shay has only two songs to her credit, she is already being termed as the next big icon in Africa. She already has a huge base of fans. Her audience has high expectations for the songstress. Her love and passion for music and her sheer talent seem to be the reasons behind her newly found success as a music artist. Here we present a list of all the Wendy Shay songs released till date.
1. Uber Driver- Wendy Shay
The Wendy Shay uber driver song is the debut song of Wendy Shay. The became an instant hit after its release and is currently enjoying huge airplay in Ghana as well as in other countries. As per the information released by RuffTown Records, the music video of ‘Uber Driver’ hit 1 million views on the official channel of RuffTown Records/ Midas Touch Inc. on YouTube within 24 hours after it was officially launched. The song was written by a well-known entity in the African music industry - Ricky Nana Agyeman, professionally known as Bullet. The instant popularity of the song can be accredited to the attention catching lyrics and the attractive tune which seems highly appealing to the music enthusiasts.
2. Bedroom Commando –Wendy Shay
‘Bedroom Commando’ is the second music video of Wendy Shay after ‘Uber Driver’. This music video was produced by MOG Beatz like her debut one. The music video for the song was directed by Yaw Skyface. The Wendy Shay Bedroom Commando song takes the audiences behind the closed doors. It provides the viewers with an inkling of a budding love story mixed with some twists and fallbacks. At the end of the video, it is shown that love prevails. The beautiful love story told through the Wendy Shay new track makes perfect sense. This storyline combined with the groovy instrumentation and the appealing tunes have made this Wendy Shay latest song the right one for topping the charts.
Wendy Shay pe hwe
Wendy Shay has mentioned that the song ‘Uber Driver’ was selected by Bullet to be the first song of Wendy Shay for a reason. This reason was to commemorate the late Ebony Reigns with whim Wendy Shay is often being compared. She has also disclosed that the specific line in the song ‘Uber Driver’ with the lyrics ‘pe hwe’ was included for the purpose for reminding the Ghanaian music audiences of the ‘Maame Hwe‘ songs of Ebony Reigns. The revelation has been a surprise for the people who interpreted the song ’Uber Driver’ using different meanings.
Interesting facts about Ebony Shay
- The original name of the artist is ‘Wendy Addo. She chose the name ‘Wendy Shay’ for her launch. She is believed to have chosen her name from one of her favorite TV serial characters.
- Earlier a midwife by profession, Wendy Shay rose to fame and success with her maiden song ‘Uber driver’ released in 2018.
- Since her official launch, Wendy Shay has been perceived by the music audiences in Africa as the replacement of Ebony Reigns- the iconic music star of Africa. She has also faced aggressive criticism from the die-hard fans of Ebony who refuse to accept the new singer in place of their icon. Interestingly, her first song ‘Uber Driver ‘was written by Bullet who happened to be the manager of Ebony Reigns.
- Wendy Shay has revealed in an interview that her mother has been her greatest support. Her mother changed her name to ‘Mama Shay’ when she adopted the screen name ‘Wendy Shay’.
- Wendy Shay was signed by RuffTown Records in January 2018 but her onboarding had been overshadowed by the sudden death of Ebony Reigns. Two months later, the CEO of RuffTown Records, Ricky Osei Agyemang (Bullet) officially introduced Wendy Shay to the Ghanaian audience in the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) 2018.
Wendy Shay is loved by music lovers across Africa. The latest Wendy Shay songs prove that she is a star and that she is here to stay. Many people are praising the songster for her newly discovered talents and saying that she is going to be an international star. At the same time, the die-hard Ebony Reigns fans have ridiculed and criticized Wendy Shay for trying to imitate and replace the late Ebony Reigns. Nonetheless, the popularity of the Wendy Shay songs is proof that her fans can look forward to more good work from her. All her fans are eagerly waiting for the Wendy Shay new release. But whether she can replace Ebony Reigns or carve out a place for herself in the industry is something only time will tell.