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Tay Zonday

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The Resume

    (July 6, 1982- )
    Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Appeared on the ‘Opie & Anthony Show,’ ‘CNN,’ ‘VH1’s Best Week Ever’ and 'Jimmy Kimmel' Live
    Birth name is Adam Nyerere Bahner
    Also featured in ‘ Chicago Tribune,’ ‘The Star Tribune’ and ‘People Magazine’
    Best known for his song ‘Chocolate Rain’ along with its viral video found in YouTube.

Why he might be annoying:

    His single ‘Chocolate Rain’ could cause epileptic seizures.
    His song is also repetitive.
    He video invited thousands of parodies to be seen on YouTube.
    The strange look of his video, filmed in his apartment, added to his mysterious appeal.
    Fans say he ‘sold out’ when he appeared in a commercial for Dr. Pepper’s Cherry Chocolate soda.

Why he might not be annoying:

    The video is goofy and genuinely entertaining.
    By September 2007, the video received 12 million hits.
    John Mayer mimicked the riff on his guitar onstage.
    He has PhD in American Studies from the University of Minnesota and attended the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy for one year.
    He is a swimmer who closely missed a place on the American Olympic swimming team for the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Credit: Battyx3

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 10 Votes: 10.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 63 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 40 Votes: 7.50% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 120 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 51 Votes: 17.65% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 19 Votes: 42.11% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 14 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 19 Votes: 57.89% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 29 Votes: 51.72% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 29 Votes: 72.41% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 36 Votes: 72.22% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 91 Votes: 64.84% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 651 Votes: 74.50% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 73 Votes: 68.49% Annoying