Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini (born October 21, 1995), known professionally as Doja Cat, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer. Based in Los Angeles, she signed a recording contract with RCA Records in 2014, subsequently releasing her debut extended play," Purrr!". Doja rose to prominence in 2018 with her single "Mooo!", which became a viral success on YouTube. As of now, she has already collaborated with artists such as Gucci Mane, Rico Nasty, Tove Lo and Ari Lennox. Doja studied piano and danced as a child and teenager. She is noted to be inspired by Erykah Badu, Pharrell, Jamiroquai, PartyNextDoor, and Drake, as well as Indian culture, Hinduism, and Japanese culture.
Doja Cat released her debut studio album, "Amala", in 2018 and a deluxe repackage in early 2019. In November of the same year, she released her sophomore album, "Hot Pink", which included the hits "Juicy", remix with rapper Tyga, and smash "Say So", that hit the top 10 in more than ten countries including the US and the UK.
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