XY, Real name " Sheyi Onyis" is a highly talented Musician from Ondo state in Nigeria, Africa, based in Nigeria's Music capital Lagos State. He was first brought into the limelight through MTV BASE via his appearance on the debut episode of " THE BIG FRIDAY SHOW" in 2011, after the release of his debut single " AREWA". Xy started his musical carrier singing in church at the age of 5yrs and since then he has never looked back Musically, he sings in his native dialect Yoruba and although he sings flowently in English he refuses to sing in the language as he says it is not his mothers Dialect.
XY belongs to the christian sect refered to as CELESTIAL here in Lagos and since he was little singing in Church, they were taught by their Choir masters to freestyle songs as the band members play.
Freestyle music sessions of up to 3hrs every practice day were common place and this set the foundation of XYS musical talent. HIS ABILITY TO FREESTYLE A WHOLE SONG FROM BEGINING TO THE END is what gives him the edge. Most of his recordings are usually done in One take and he only pauses to do double takes if their are any mistakes. Definatley Xy is an artist to watch out for. Born into a Family of 2 brothers and 3 Sisters Xy comes from very humble and religious begings.
WATCH OUT FOR HIM THIS YEAR, YOU WONT BE DISAPPOINTED
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