Nigerian Singer Dija, a member of Mavins Record shares adorable picture with her second daughter as she gushes over her. The singer is married and has two children.
Hadiza Blell, popularly known by her stage name Di’Ja, is an award winning Nigerian singer and songwriter. She is currently signed to Mavin Records, which is owned by Don Jazzy. 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. Moreover, she won the Best New Artist award at the 2008 Beat Music Awards.
Di’Ja has lived in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, the United States and Canada. Her mother is from Northern Nigeria and her father is from Sierra Leone. Di’Ja’s commitment to school earned her a joint degree in biology and psychology. After earning the aforementioned degree, she found passion in music, art and philosophy.
Her music career started in 2008. In 2012, Di’Ja released several singles, including “Dan’Iska (Rudebwoy)”, “Hold On (Ba Damuwa)” and “How Can We Be Friends”.
On February 14, 2014, Di’Ja signed a record deal with Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records. Her first official single under the label was also released that same day. Titled “Yaro”, it is an up-tempo celebration of love and commitment against all odds. Moreover, it infuses Hausa and Krio dialects in honour of her Nigerian and Sierra Leonean roots.
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.
She was also featured on “Arise”, alongside Don Jazzy and Reekado Banks. On December 15, 2017, Di’Ja released her extended play Aphrodija, which also features guest vocals from Tiwa Savage and Reekado Banks.
Di’Ja has various hit singles such as Awww and Wan Chop.
Other songs by Di’Ja are Rock Steady (2008), How Can We Be Friends (2012), Dan’Iska (Rudebwoy) (2013), Hold On (Ba Damuwa) (2013), Yaro (2014), Awww (2014), Amen (2015), Falling for You (2015), Take Kiss (2016), Sowemo (2016), Air (2017). She has also featured in songs like Dorobucci, Looku Looku, Adaobi and Arise with other Mavins Records members. By the way, this award winning, beautiful and talented singer has also signed an endorsement deal with Nigerian Telecommunications Company, Globacom. She is also a brand ambassador for other countries.