Di’Ja’s Husband, Early Life And All You Should Know About The Mavin Records Singer

On 14 February 2014, Di’Ja released her first official single under Mavin Records. The song, titled “Yaro”, the song infuses Hausa and Krio dialects in honor of her Nigerian and Sierra Leonean roots

Signed to Mavin Records, Di’Ja is a Sierra Leonean-Nigerian recording artist, visual artist, fashion designer, songwriter and mother of two, renowned for her hit music ‘Aww’.

Early Life

Di’Ja

Hadiza Blell, professionally known by her stage name Di’Ja, was born on August 14, to a Northern Nigerian mother and Sierra Leonean father. She has lived in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, the United States, and Canada. Di’Ja was born and brought up in Kaduna where she always love to stay when she is in Nigeria, she later moved out of the state to pursue her education.

Education

Di’Ja earned a double degree in Biology and Psychology. After earning the aforementioned degrees, Di’Ja became passionate about music, art, and philosophy.

Music Career

Di’Ja’s Husband, Early Life And All You Should Know About The Mavin Records Singer
Di’Ja performing

Di’Ja started her career in music in 2018. In 2009, she released her first single “Rock steady”, which was nominated for “Best Urban/R&B Single” at the 2009 Canadian Radio Music Awards

In 2012, Di’ja released several singles, including “Dan’Iska (Rudebwoy)”, “Hold On (Ba Damuwa)”, and “How Can We Be Friends”.

In 2013, she returned to Nigeria and signed a record deal with Nigerian record producer Don Jazzy-led Mavin Records. On February 14, 2014; her record deal with Don Jazzy was publicized.

On 14 February 2014, Di’Ja released her first official single under Mavin Records. The song, titled “Yaro”, is an up-tempo celebration of love and commitment against all odds. The song infuses Hausa and Krio dialects in honor of her Nigerian and Sierra Leonean roots.

Di’Ja’s Husband, Early Life And All You Should Know About The Mavin Records Singer

In May 2014, Di’Ja was featured on “Dorobucci” alongside label mates Don Jazzy, Dr SID, Tiwa Savage, D’Prince, Korede Bello, and Reekado Banks. Sha has followed up the mega hit single with impressive tracks that got her more fans in Nigeria.

Breakout Songs

Yaro

Awww

Take Kiss

Air

EP

Aphrodija (2017)

Awards

“Best New Artist” award at the 2008 Beat Music Awards

Controversy

Di’Ja successfully kept her pregnancy very private for nine months without it leaking to the media space. She delivered the her baby and revealed the news to the media on July 1, 2016, months after she gave birth to her first child.

Personal Life

Di’Ja’s Husband, Early Life And All You Should Know About The Mavin Records Singer
Di’Ja with her kids

Di’Ja started dating her husband, Mr Rotimi in summer 2014. They had their wedding Fatiha in summer 2015 and Yoruba traditional wedding in December 2015, she gave birth to her first child, a baby boy in spring 2016 and second child – a girl, on March 9, 2018.

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