Dating someone based on looks is shallow—Seyi Shay

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Nigeria’s ‘International Bad Gyal’, Seyi Shay, has taken to her Twitter page to share one vital requirement she believes must be reckoned when looking for love.

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According to the ‘Yolo’ singer, opting for a partner only based on their looks is “so shallow” and that other things must be taken into consideration.

Seyi Shay advises looking beyond to see whether or not the potential partner has money.

Dating someone based only on looks is soooo shallow. Consider other things like; Do they have a lot of money?” she wrote on Twitter, with a thinking face emoji.

Seyi Shay real name Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua was born on December 21, 1985 and raised in Tottenham, London, England, to Nigerian parents.

Her interest in music was influenced by members of her household. Her late mother was a chorister, her sister composed songs for TV and her brother was a radio and club disc jockey.

Shay joined her school choir and performed for the London Community Gospel Choir during their world tour, which included 13 cities in Japan.

She later studied music at a local UK college and went on to study business management at the University of East London.

In 2008, she became the lead singer for the now defunct pop girl group, From Above which signed a recording deal with Sony's Columbia Records and was managed by Mathew Knowles' Music World Entertainment company.

Some of the works of Shay who is also a songwriter and an actress include writing and producing three songs for the soundtrack to Konami's video game Crime Life:Gang Wars(2005), You Will See, a song that was included on Melanie C's third studio album, Beautiful Intentions(2005) and White Lies, a song from Chip's Transition album.

In July 2015, she signed a record deal with Island Records.  Shay released her debut studio album Seyi or Shay in November 2015.