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“Who EP don Epp?” Seyi Shay Claps Back at Social Media Trolls

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A few days ago, a video of Seyi Shay being interviewed on Hip TV went viral. She was on Hip Tv’s ‘Trending’ and the show host, Nancy Isime asked her for the meaning of an EP. In reply, Seyi Shay said EP means “Electric Package”

You can watch the video here!

After trending for two days the singer has come out to reply those hating on her for making the blunder. She reposted a picture on Instagram of her on a South African Newspaper with the caption:

Who EP don epp?? While some are busy trying to figure out what EP really means and making me trend for so long, we are covering papers and making headlines and making MONEEEEYYYY so we can continue this wonderful tour of Africa. We thank God… – By “Get the Tonight and check out @iamseyishay on the cover #seyishayofafrica#seyislays #prcoverage#teamseyishay Thank u SA ?

49 Comments

  1. abi

    April 21, 2016 at 2:27 pm

    Educate and stop misinforming….blunder is blunder, so take correction and don’t make blunder look like something so cool it gets u on the front page of major dailies in the world. Educate d youth please!

    • May

      April 21, 2016 at 3:24 pm

      Number one reason why they don’t grow and move forward. Everything is hate to them. Instead of taking corrections and learn, all they do is clap back. Who asked her about if she’s making money or not… Hissed!

  2. Hmm

    April 21, 2016 at 2:51 pm

    Of course! Dumb people make MONEEEEYYYY every single day. Dude, money isn’t everything.

    • ATL's finest

      April 21, 2016 at 3:06 pm

      Lol ok

  3. X

    April 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm

    WHY is “we getting money” always the defense mechanism. Who your money done epp?

  4. Chi

    April 21, 2016 at 3:06 pm

    As much as I wanna like her she does foolish things !!!

    People stop interviewing her !!!!

  5. ronke

    April 21, 2016 at 3:08 pm

    Thank you Abi, such a dull lady!!!! am shocked

  6. BOOOO!

    April 21, 2016 at 3:13 pm

    unpretty!!!

  7. iDon'tCare

    April 21, 2016 at 3:15 pm

    Dumb is dumb sis!
    You call yourself a musician and don’t know the meaning of EP? It beats my imagination… yet you are talking about making money and covering mags. Joor! all these naija artist need to no that money and fame isn’t all there is to life. Also, there are countless Nigerians who are far richer than all these artist so what’s the ish?

  8. Msreeny

    April 21, 2016 at 3:27 pm

    Biko, sorry oh. Bet what is EP? Cos me i don’t also know. Enemy of progress? Cos that’s the only one I know. 🙂 🙂

    • Ready

      April 21, 2016 at 3:39 pm

      Extended Play. Too short to be an album, but its contents are more than a single.

    • Ohyeahohyeah

      April 23, 2016 at 3:59 pm

      Lol you are very silly now why you wanna mislead folks like that? EP means ‘enemy of progress’ gerearahere mehn shi!

    • Takeseveralseas

      April 21, 2016 at 3:44 pm

      Extended Play.

      Sheyi shay is extremely dumb. You know those olodo kind of people who use braggado to cover mistake. No one is hating on you honey, at least try to know more than average about your field of work, or you should have been honest by saying “i don’t know the meaning of EP, Please tell me the meaning”
      Olodo somborri

    • sal

      April 21, 2016 at 3:50 pm

      Lol neither do I. Abeg those that know what “EP” is tell us biko. “Tanku” in advance .

  9. Erica

    April 21, 2016 at 3:28 pm

    You come even start the sentence with ‘obviously’. Seyi or Shay you no try o.

    • Hephie Brown

      April 21, 2016 at 4:22 pm

      Word: Seyi shay.

      Meaning: answering a question with bravado, flipping your hair and proceeding to give a very very very very dumb answer…and stand by it..you may even start with “obviously”

    • 'Deola

      April 21, 2016 at 6:45 pm

      Afro hair dey flip sha , abi all that flip na Oyinbo pretense/colomentality ?

  10. Yaseer's crush

    April 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm

    Abeg wetin be the meaning of EP?

    • Las

      April 21, 2016 at 3:50 pm

      EP means Extended Play

    • Yaseer's crush

      April 21, 2016 at 7:13 pm

      Thank you o jare

  11. poison ivy

    April 21, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    Ignorance isn’t bliss “Miss making money & going on tours”.

  12. ACE

    April 21, 2016 at 3:42 pm

    Nobody is telling us the meaning oh! Taking correction is something a lot of people don’t do! We learn everyday… it’s alright, biko what is the meaning???

  13. molarah

    April 21, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    This glamourization of ignorance by celebrities…I can’t deal. I believe the EP refers to “Extended Play” as it is being used in the music/recording context. When the backlash started, she should quickly have confirmed the correct meaning and retracted her statement, rather than responding this way.

  14. Greatness

    April 21, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    This is ridiculous, why bring down a lady, proud or humble, over such matter. EP’s full meaning is not that common with artistes or non-artistes. I mean some acronyms are already given nobody ever care to know or look up their full meanings. I wont be surprised if Don Jazzy a producer of EPs does not know it’s Extended Play – and why should he? Nigerians stop bringing out the bile in people

    • Takeseveralseas

      April 21, 2016 at 4:47 pm

      Stop excusing mediocrity . Wouldn’t you be pained if a tax officer tells you that s/he doesn’t know the meaning of VAT (Value Added Tax ) and calls it Very Aggressive Tension instead. She should have said I dont know than spewing that Electric Package rubbish

    • g4g

      April 21, 2016 at 5:15 pm

      Stop rubbish, most artistes, including foreign ones are not graduates or scholarly one bit, they just love their art and dont need to know all these grammatical fine-things

    • Whocares

      April 21, 2016 at 6:38 pm

      Lmaooooooooooooooooooooo very aggressive tension. Lmaooo. Ahh this broke me.

  15. erin

    April 21, 2016 at 4:04 pm

    That’s why one needs education, Seyi u nid to be a master ofyour profession, learn the vocab or register of music. That was how u gbagaun on the Pulseng interview. This is one of the issues addressed by BankyW,FunkeAkindele & DBANJ @ #NECLive4, learn and be a thorough professional.

  16. Strit Kredibility

    April 21, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    Money is not everything. DJ Cuppy 2016

  17. Tunmi

    April 21, 2016 at 4:30 pm

    I just thought she was being cheeky

  18. Ibinabo

    April 21, 2016 at 4:42 pm

    Being educated is different from being enlightened… Seyi Shay, make money and along side stop embarrassing yourself.

  19. Oloye

    April 21, 2016 at 4:47 pm

    Look at you!!!! Instead of you to take time and develop your self you are jumping upandan!

    Shioor..

  20. Zayneerb

    April 21, 2016 at 5:11 pm

    Lol

  21. Odine

    April 21, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    @Abi the way I agree with you ehn? We make ignorance seem like a cool thing & making money the total sum of everything. Money is good, being successful is even better but educating yourself & accepting your blunder serves you best. So @iamseyishay, we don’t know it all & we don’t even expect you to but making money & appearing on the cover of any newspaper is not all that is important. So beautiful girl, feed you mind, read, exercise your brain. Ever wondered why American stars (Jolie, Pitt, Clooney, etc. come off so eloquent & educated you’ll think they had a Ph.D. Or something, it’s cos they are constantly reading. Learning new things, exploring the world, improving on their craft and that young lady is the sum of all things.

  22. Sultana

    April 21, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    Knew she was dull when I saw her on the game show by close up *I love naija*. Quite unfortunate.

  23. Laura

    April 21, 2016 at 6:02 pm

    Ep: Extended Play. Uhmmm I’m so sorry Ms Shay, but even some of the greats were uneducated but geniuses in their field. If you choose to be in the music business, please master your Art. God’s blessings.

    • Ohyeahohyeah

      April 23, 2016 at 4:01 pm

      Lol

  24. marlvina

    April 21, 2016 at 6:45 pm

    She should have just said “sorry, I dunno, you tell me”…..No one will send her to jail for not knowing what it means. We learn everyday.

  25. Cee

    April 21, 2016 at 6:52 pm

    If the show was not live it should have been edited. However, if it was live, her manager should have got her a list of the questions b4 she went on air.

  26. Ona

    April 21, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    Its ok to make mistakes, its human nature geez. Some of these naija”celebrities” need to take a course in communication and conduct biko. She couldve made herself more endearing by laughing off the whole thing and even making a meme clowning the situation. Thats how u show pple that u dont take life too serious and that u have a sense of humor. This one is here getting her panties all up in a bunch for an obvious mistake she made. U shoulda just ignored the jokes and join in cos now people will see ur insecurities and clown u even more. Who cares if ure making money? Typical povertymentality. As if other are also not making money.

  27. Akin

    April 21, 2016 at 7:34 pm

    After an embarrassing situation at work last year I have learn to simply say I Dont Know. It is far better than forming kingkong . I guess EP means dagbo music.lol

  28. Nma

    April 21, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    Seyi Shay’s attitude reminds me alot of iggy azelia’s….very rude and saucy.

    Its obvious ure embarrassed by what happened sheyi but u couldve just laughed it off cos u come off really insecure and made right now. This is not ur first dumb-moment. I remember when chuey from pulsetv asked u a question on camera and u gave the dumbest answer ever, my mouth was agape.

  29. Chidi

    April 21, 2016 at 7:55 pm

    instead of laughing it off or taking corrections and accepting she goofed , she calls it hating ? So silly

  30. nene

    April 21, 2016 at 10:44 pm

    lmfao. she’s as dumb as she looks. electric ko, electrical ni. ode!

  31. Lola

    April 22, 2016 at 10:02 am

    [email protected] Very Agressive Tension.You people will not kill us with laugh.

  32. TITI

    April 22, 2016 at 1:06 pm

    Nigerians can hate sha, na wah ohhh

  33. Sicily

    April 23, 2016 at 1:44 am

    Banana island ***Suliat family

  34. Nnamdi

    April 23, 2016 at 10:12 am

    You’re asked what EP means as an “international artist” & you fluked, now correction has become hate. “Everyone who listened to her became dumb” as the video collage stated. Be posted on front page of the papers you still don’t know what EP is….bloody shame to the tag “international artist”.

  35. BTV

    April 23, 2016 at 10:29 pm

    Notice she said short album! she just didn’t know what the acronym meant. That’s shameful because I schooled in Nigeria and Knew the meaning of that in JSS1 Music class. You played yourself boo.

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