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Information on Doja Cat

By WHBPublished 2 years ago 4 min read

Doja Cat is a who?

Rapper Doja Cat hails from Los Angeles, California. Since the release of her debut studio album, "Purrr!" in 2012, she has been actively involved in the music industry.

She created a second album in 2014, which featured the hits "So High" and "Wanna Party."

Here are some bizarre and intriguing Doja Cat facts.

Real Name of Doja Cat

Amala Zandile Dlamin is Doja Cat's true name.

When she started high school, she claims she changed her stage name from "M" to "Doja" because she didn't want to use her African name.

Rap Genius said that she claimed students at her school would frequently ask what it stood for and how to pronounce it. Then she revealed that it stood for "Doja cat" in abbreviation.

Her stage name has numerous connotations. Her favourite strain of pot to smoke in high school was called "Doja." She claimed that the inspiration for the name "Cat" stemmed from her love of art and the artistic nature of cats.

Doja Cat's earnings

The estimated $1 million net worth of Doja Cat. As a result, she is one of the few young female rappers with a net worth of over $1 million.

She has also been nominated for numerous awards and has even toured as one of Wiz Khalifa's opening acts, which speaks volumes about her accomplishment at such a young age.

Doja Cat will accompany Wiz Khalifa on his forthcoming 2018 summer tour in order to support the release of her album "Amala."


Doja Cat and her closest friend "Aryay" started their YouTube channel in 2011. She began creating her own music and posting it online.

She later rose to fame after one of her videos went viral in 2012. By 2017, approximately 89 million people have viewed Doja Cat's popular video Mooo!

Doja Cat claimed in a 'High Snobiety' interview that she wrote the song while in high school and going through a difficult time with her family.

She continues by claiming that as a result, when she penned it, she "fucking despised the world."

Another song she released in 2013 with Ty Dolla Sign, "So High," saw over 20 million views on YouTube by 2017.

From where is Doja Cat?

Doja Cat was raised by a family with South African background in the Los Angeles suburb of Tarzana.

She has never met her father and is an only kid. Later, Doja Cat's mother moved away from the family to Palmdale, California, with Doja Cat since her drug usage made cohabitation difficult.

Early musical years

Doja Cat was an extremely musical child. She began taking piano lessons at age four and jazz, hip-hop, and ballet classes at age six.

Later in her adolescence, Doja Cat started making her own music, which is what made her famous in 2011.


Nomsa Dlamini, her mother, was born in December 1971 in Swaziland, Africa. In 1997, she and her then-husband moved to the US.

The father of Doja Cat is Matthew Thomas Knox, popularly known as "Lil Matt." He was raised in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was born on January 12th, 1984.

Due to the fact that he is already married with children, Doja Cat's claim that she never met her father makes logical. In addition, she said that she wouldn't want to meet him.


Doja Cat is now saving money to adopt a child because she desires children.

She has said that she thinks having children would be "wonderful" and that she enjoys the concept of doing so.

Food That Doja Cat Likes Best

Specifically, fried rice from China and Thailand is Doja Cat's favourite cuisine. Additionally, she enjoys strawberries and pineapple, which is seen in many of her music videos.

According to a High Snobiety interview, even though Doja Cat enjoys the taste of medication, she maintains that olives are her least favourite dish because they have a medicinal flavour.

Her first job description

Starbucks was the site of Doja Cat's first job.

Members of SOCAN (The Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada), who are admirers of her music, frequented the establishment when she worked there.

Hollywood Drama

Doja Cat has had some public controversy in the past.

She briefly dated the rapper Lil Uzi Vert. After just two months, the celebs called it quits.

Given the amount of love and support she receives from her followers on social media and the fact that she can tour with well-known musicians like Wiz Khalifa, she doesn't seem to be planning to quit any time soon.

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