Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini was born October 21, 1995 and is known professionally as Doja Cat. Doja cat is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Doja Cat began making and releasing music on SoundCloud. Her song "So High" caught the attention of Kemosabe and RCA Records, with which she signed a joint record deal. She released her debut EP Purrr! in 2014.