A decade of Internet superstars: where are they no...
<b>Tay Zonday: "Chocolate Rain"</b> <br> Make no mistake, our next crooner hits all his own notes. <a href="http://tayzonday.ning.com/" target="_blank">Tay Zonday</a> first made a splash with his 2007 smash, "<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwTZ2xpQwpA" target="_blank">Chocolate Rain</a>."<br> Zonday's surprisingly deep vocals and <a href="http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/t/tay_zonday/chocolate_rain.html" target="_blank">seemingly cryptic lyrics</a> resonated with the world, transforming him from student into superstar. <br> For Zonday — born Adam Nyerere Bahner — "Chocolate Rain" opened plenty of doors. The baritone belter popped up on everything from CNN to "USA Today" and even found himself being <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyDuGwlrFRs" target="_blank">imitated by real-world rock stars</a>. Now 26, Zonday is working hard to show that he's no one-hit wonder. He has released more than a dozen Net-driven singles and has expanded his vocal prowess into the world of commercial voice-over work.<br> "The hardest thing about being an Internet celebrity is you don't get any vacation," he says. "There is no off-season."
A decade of Internet superstars: where are they now?