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Is American Singer “Queen Naija” A Nigerian?

Queen Naija

Is American Singer “Queen Naija” A Nigerian?

Who is Queen Naija?

Queen Naija Bulls is an American singer and songwriter who first came into limelight in 2014 through the American television series “American Idol”. She was born on the 17th of October, 1995.

In December 2017, she self-released the song “Medicine”. She was an unsigned social media star at this time and the song made a No. 45 debut on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of April 10, 2018. With “Medicine” amassing more than 20 million streams on Spotify and its cinematic video scoring more than 39 million views, Queen is now at work on her debut EP for Capitol Records. Joining forces with A-list producers like No I.D. (Jay-Z, Kanye West, Vince Staples),

In June 2018, she released her second single, “Karma”, this time as a signed artist to Capitol Records. On its release day, the song reached number 1 overall on the iTunes charts.

Naija which is a Pidgin English for Nigeria.

You might be wondering how an american is bearing the name “Naija” as part of name or thinking it might just be her stage name. No you got it wrong, Queen Naija is exactly her real name.

Is American Singer “Queen Naija” A Nigerian?

No but she might be, because she is somehow related to a Nigerian, her ethnicity is described as a “Black and Arab”. Her mother is African-American, and her father is originally from Yemen.

Her birth name is Queen Naija and was given to her by her mother and this is how she got the name; “Queen” was inspired by her grandmother, who had the same first name, and “Naija” was a twist on her dads name Naji. She has two siblings from her mothers side and eight siblings from her fathers side.


Just 4 days ago, Queen Naija released her highly anticipated song titled “Good Morning Text“.

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Check out the song below:

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