Doja Cat

Doja Cat

R&B Singer

Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, known professionally as Doja Cat, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, she began making and releasing music on SoundCloud as a teenager.

Full Name
Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini
Oct 21, 1995
5' 5"
Net Worth


Doja Cat, born Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini on October 21, 1995, is an American rapper and singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, California. She first gained recognition as a teen in 2014 when she released her debut single “So High”. Doja Cat is known for blending genre elements of hip hop, rap, alternative R&B and EDM into her music. Her sound has been described as "futuristic" and "genre-bending".

In 2018, Doja Cat released her debut studio album Amala which peaked at number 34 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album featured singles such as “Go to Town”, “Tia Tamera” featuring Rico Nasty and “Juicy” featuring Tyga.

Doja Cat's breakout song “Mooo!” was released in August 2018 and went viral after fans used the song in meme videos. The song peaked at number 81 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 2019, she released her second studio album Hot Pink which featured singles such as “Say So”, “Rules” and “Bottom Bitch”. The album peaked at number 8 on the US Billboard 200 chart and earned Doja Cat two Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist and Best Pop Solo Performance for the single “Say So”.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Doja Cat is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 21, 1995, Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, known professionally as Doja Cat, was born in Los Angeles, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Doja releases her debut mixtape titled "Purrr!."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs to Kemosabe Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Doja Cat signs to Dr. Luke’s label Kemosabe Records.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Album Amala</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Doja Cat releases her debut album Amala, which peaked at number 79 on the US Billboard 200.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Goes Platinum with Say So</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Her single "Say So" goes platinum and reaches number five on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins BET Award for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Doja wins the BET Award for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Second Studio Album Hot Pink </h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Doja releases her second studio album Hot Pink, which peaked at number eight on the US Billboard 200.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Fearlessly Creative</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Doja Cat is a fearlessly creative artist who refuses to be boxed in by genre. Her music combines elements of R&B, hip hop, and pop to create something unique and refreshing. She also has a knack for creating catchy hooks that make her songs particularly memorable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Doja Cat is an inspiration to young women everywhere. In addition to being an incredibly talented singer, she is also an outspoken advocate for self-love and body positivity. She is a role model for anyone looking to build up their confidence and chase their dreams.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Fun</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Doja Cat knows how to have fun and it shows in her music. Her upbeat, lighthearted songs are perfect for getting people up on their feet, while her witty lyrics offer plenty of laughs. Whether you are listening to her music or seeing her live, Doja Cat always brings the party.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Self-Taught Pianist</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Doja Cat is a self-taught pianist. She learned to play the instrument while growing up in Los Angeles.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Debut Album at Age 17</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At just age 17, Doja Cat released her debut album "Purrr!," which was praised for its creative blend of hip hop and R&B.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Signed with RCA Records</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2019, Doja Cat signed with RCA Records and released her second album "Hot Pink" that same year.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> First Female Artist to Reach No. 1 on Hot 100 Chart</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Doja Cat became the first female artist to reach No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart with her single "Say So" in 2020.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Grammy Nominated Artist</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2021, Doja Cat was nominated for four Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year and Best New Artist.</p></div>


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