Doja Cat

“Truth is, I love everyone that is a good person regardless of what they look like, walk like, or who they love.”

  • Name: Doja Cat
  • Born: October 21, 1995
  • From: Los Angeles, California.
  • Pronouns: She/Her
  • Contribution/Impact: Doja Cat has seen success on TikTok with other tracks, too. Her song “Candy” was released in 2016, on her “Purrr!” EP, but it gained enough TikTok fame in 2019 that it charted at number 86 on the Billboard 200 in December.
  • Occupation: Rapper/Singer/Songwriter/Record producer.
  • Known For: Website, Doja Cat – Kiss Me More, and Doja Cat – Like That.
  • Awards: American Music Award for New Artist of the Year 2020, MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act of 2020, and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist of 2021.
  • Interesting Facts: Doja has South African lineage. While she might be known as Doja Cat, her real name is Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, who started her career on SoundCloud.

Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini (born October 21, 1995), known professionally as Doja Cat, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.Born and raised in Los Angeles, she began making and releasing music on SoundCloud as a teenager. Doja Cat is known for creating music videos and songs that achieve popularity on social media applications such as TikTok and YouTube. She has been nominated for three Grammy Awards and six Billboard Music Awards. 


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