Doja Cat is the latest social media star - that's buzzing on the hip hop charts. The rapper/singer created a "troll" video for a song called Moo. The song quickly went viral - and turned into a Billboard hit.
Now she's performing all over the country. And there's even talk that she may perform for the upcoming Grammy Awards.
Doja Cat isn't just a troll though. She's been a singer/rapper for more than 5 years and while her new found success came about accidentally - she plans on taking full advantage of the opportunity.
Doja Cat's reps reached out to MTO News and told us, "You can call her 'thick', but make sure you put that she's all natural."
Here's her performance:
On August 10, 2018, Doja Cat released a song titled “Mooo!” on YouTube. The song quickly became a viral music video, due to the fact that it doubled as a meme, as she stated when featuring in a Genius (website) YouTube video. The music video gathered attention from well known artists such as: Chance the Rapper, Chris Brown, and many more.. The music video currently has over 21 million views on YouTube. On August 31, 2018, she released a single version of her viral video “Mooo!”
Doja Cat's real name is Amalaratna “Amala” Zandile Dlamini. She comes from an artistic family. Her father, Dumisani Dlamini, is a South African actor, composer and film producer best known for Sarafina. Her Jewish-American mother, Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer, is a painter, and her grandmother was an artist as well.
She studied piano and danced as a child and teenager. The rap her brother listened to motivated her to develop her writing and rapping skills. She is noted to be inspired by Erykah Badu, Pharrell, Jamiroquai, PartyNextDoor, and Drake, as well as Indian culture, Hinduism, and Japanese culture.