Adam Nyerere Bahner, better known by the stage name Tay Zonday, is a singer, songwriter and keyboardist.Source
His composition "Chocolate Rain" and accompanying video on YouTube became a popular Internet meme in July 2007. Within the course of a month, Zonday went from grad student in Minneapolis to appearances on national television. He has appeared on the Opie & Anthony Show, G4TV's Attack of the Show, VH1ís Best Week Ever, and Jimmy Kimmel Live, where he performed Chocolate Rain on national television a little over three months after he posted his composition on YouTube. He made the front page of Sunday's Los Angeles Times on August 12, 2007 with additional features in The Toronto Star, The Chicago Tribune's RedEye, The Minneapolis Star Tribune and People Magazine and has appeared on CNN for a televised interview.