Adam Nyerere Bahner (born July 6, 1982), better known by the stage name Tay Zonday, is an American singer, songwriter and keyboardist.
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 appeared on the Opie & Anthony Show, G4TV's Attack of the Show, VH1’s Best Week Ever, Lily Allen and Friends, 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 Star Tribune and People Magazine and has appeared on CNN for a televised interview. On 12th February 2008 he appeared on British television show Lily Allen and Friends on BBC Three, and performed a cover of Lily Allen's debut hit "Smile".