Dija's Biography

Di'ja(Aphrodija) is the pretty Mavin Record singer. Di' ja is not just her full name, but a combination of her two names "Hadiza" and "Khadija". She is also known as the Princess of Mavin's, or you can simply call her " Doroprincess". Dija is multi talented, she is a singer, songwriter, humanitarian and also an Ambassador. Dija is a beauty to behold and always have a shining appearance with her beaming smiles.


Dija's Biography


Background and History

Dija's real name is Hadiza Salma Blell. Dija was born in Kaduna State in Nigeria. She was born on 14th of August. Her father is a Sierra Leonean while her mother is from Kaduna state in Nigeria. She has lived in several countries such as Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Canada and United States of America. Di' ja has joint degree in Biology and Psychology.



Husband and Children

In the year 2015,Dija got married to her heart rob, Rotimi, in a secret wedding, and the engagement ceremony took place in Kaduna state. The marriage is blessed with two children, a boy and a girl.  Di' ja likes to keep her marriage and family life private, not until recently that her family pictures started surfacing online.


Dija's Biography


Career

According to Di' ja, when she started planning her music career, she didn't convince her parents at first. But due to the fact that she was away from home(Canada), she was doing it. Her brother encouraged her, and one of her friends put her in a competition comprising of about 200 participants, Beat Music Award, and this was her first time appearing in a large, although she thought she didn't perform well, but to her greatest surprise, she won the competition.


Dija's Biography


In 2008, Di'ja came to limelight when she performed as one of the opening singers for Akon's performance at the 49th Independence Anniversary Celebration. Dija released her first music titled "Rock steady" which was nominated for Best Urban Reggae and Blues at the Canadian Music and Radio Awards in
2009.

In 2012, Di' ja released her singles which includes "How can we be friends", Hold on (Ba Damuwa) etc.


Dija's Biography


Meeting Don jazzy

For Dija, she met Don jazzy when she felt like going away from Music. He met Don jazzy through his manager when he came to Lagos, and the manager informed her that they are going to see a producer, and they finally landed in Don jazzy's house. According to her, after Don Jazzy listened to her songs, she called her the next day. From there, she met Reekado and Koredo Bello and they started working together.



Di' ja finally signed a record deal with Don Jazzy's record in 2014. She released her first official single titled " Yaro" that same year. Also in May, 2014, Dija was featured in the song titled "Dorobucci" along with label mates; Don Jazzy, Dr Sid, Tiwa Savage, Reekado, Koredo Bello, and D'Prince. She featured on a song titled "Arise" with Donjazzy and Reekado.


Dija's Biography


In December 2017, she extended her music which she called Aphrodija, which also features Tiwa Savage and Reekado Banks.

Songs

Di' ja's list of songs are;


  • Rock Steady; 2008
  • How can we be friends; 2012
  • Dan'Isaka(Rudebwoy); 2012
  • Hold on (Ba Damuwa); 2013
  • Yaro; 2013
  • Dorobucci; 2013
  • Awww; 2014
  • Adaobi; 2014
  • Looku Looku; 2015
  • Take kiss; 2016
  • Sowemo; 2016
  • Falling for you; 2016
  • Air; 2017
  • Omotena; 2019
  • Wuta; 2019
  • Baby; 2019
  • Teamo; 2019


Dija's Biography


Awards and nominations

In the year 2008, Dija won the  Best new Artist at Beat music Awards.
In 2008, Canadian Music Radio awards nominated her for Best Urban R&B single for her song "Rock steady".
In 2014, she was nominated as the Most promising Act to watch at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

Ambassador

She is also the ambassador of Nigerian Telecommunications Company, GLOBACOM.

Net worth

With Dija's list of songs which always gets to the when released, her being an ambassador, her  estimated net worth is $600,000.


Dija's Biography



Other Things You Should Know About Dija (Facts)

Age

In all the interviews she has granted, Dija has never mentioned her real age, but what we know is that she normally celebrates her birthday on August 14. Looking at the mother of two, you will think that she is still in her teens.

Fashion Style

Clothes

Unlike Some Artists who exposes their body in their dressing, For Di' ja, she has a striking fashion style which covers her whole body, and she has a reason for that. In an interview which she had with The New Telegraph, she said "People make fun of me that I am slim, so I don't like showing up a lot because if I do, you will be seeing bones."


Dija's Biography


Shoes

For Dija, she prefers putting on flat shoes, not that she doesn't put on heels, but she doesn't feel comfortable when wearing them.

Hair

Dija likes being on Afro hair. She likes braids more and sometimes put on wigs.

Religion

 Dija is a Muslim as can be seen from her very posts.

Difficult times

Di' ja didn't start making it at once, she did some works like waitressing where she got some money for funding her music.


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