Who is Wendy Shay? Singer trolled for 'big fan' DM to T-Pain as rapper accidentally ignored celebs’ messages

Rapper T-Pain showed a video of his Instagram request folder, filled with DM requests from top celebrities, who the rapper claims to have unknowingly ignored for the past two years. It included messages from A-listers like Fergie, Viola Davis and Diplo


                            Who is Wendy Shay? Singer trolled for 'big fan' DM to T-Pain as rapper accidentally ignored celebs’ messages
Wendy Shay (L) sent a DM to T-Pain (R) saying she was a fan (Instagram/Wendy Shay, Getty Images)

Rapper T-Pain recently tweeted a video of his Instagram request folder, filled with DM requests from top celebrities, who the rapper claims to have unknowingly ignored for the past two years. "I was today years old when I found out about the request folder on Instagram that's full of celebs trying to reach me," T-Pain stated in the video, as he scrolled down his long list of unattended DM requests, which included messages from A-listers like Fergie, Viola Davis, Diplo and many more. 

A glimpse from the video showed a message from Ghanaian singer Wendy Shay among others. Though the full message could not be viewed in the video, it started with Shay greeting him and calling herself a big fan of his. "Hello pain, my name is Wendy shay a big fan," she wrote in the message that is believed to have been sent around seven weeks ago. As soon as eagle-eyed fans spotted her message, Twitter users began trolling the 25-year-old Afropop icon. 

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Who is Wendy Shay?

Wendy Asiamah Addo aka Wendy Shay is popular in the Ghanaian music industry as an Afropop and Afrobeats singer. Born on February 20, 1996, the 25-year-old artist has gained prominence since 2018.

Born in the Greater Accra region of Ghana, Shay's family moved to Germany after her father's death, when she was only 4 years old. She continued her education in Stuttgart and later attended a music school in Bernhausen, Germany. 



 

A trained nurse by profession, Wendy Shay worked as a midwife before launching her music career. She relocated to Ghana in her youth to pursue a career in music. Her debut single 'Uber Driver' was released on June 1, 2018, with Rufftown Records label and earned popularity. 

She is presently the brand ambassador for Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in Ghana. Shay was named among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in Music by the 3Music Awards Women's Brunch in March 2021. 

'Ah what is Wendy Shay also doing there'

As soon as Wendy Shay's name was spotted in T-Pain's inbox, social media users started trolling the singer brutally, along with Ghanaian musician Medikal and actress Juliet Ibrahim, whose unread messages were also spotted in T-Pain's inbox.

"There’s a new virus called 'T-pain' that is spread through the air Affected persons include Medikal,Wendy Shay,Juliet Ibrahim and many more celebrities Stay safe guys," a Ghanaian Twitter user joked. Another tweeted, “If he's T pain, I'm also Wendy shay' ... Ghana wake up."

"Ah what is wendy shay also doing there," a third user inquired. A fourth user jibed, "Wendy Shay : Hi Pain my name is Wendy Shay an underground artist from Ghana. I'm your biggest fan. Tpain: So?"



 



 



 



 

Shay, Medikal, or Ibrahim have not issued any public statement regarding the reactions online.