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Di’Ja – Biography, Songs And Net Worth Of A Nigerian Music Diva


Hadiza Blell professionally known as Di’Ja or Aphrodija is a Sierra Leonean-Nigerian singer, song-writer visual artist, and humanitarian. She began her career in 2008 in Canada before coming to Nigeria. In Nigeria, she signed under the Mavin Records and has produced amazing songs including Awww, a song that was positively received by Nigerians.

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Apparently, Di’Ja has distinguished herself with her amazing voice and ever beautiful appearance that dazzles her fan.

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Di’Ja Biography

Hadiza Salma Blell was born on August 14 in Kaduna. She was born to a Sierra Leonean and Lebanese father and a Nigerian born mother. So, she is a multilinguist and have lived in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, United States, and Canada. Also, she has a degree in Biology and Psychology. After earning a degree, she has gone on to fulfill her career goal in music, art and philosophy.

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Di’Ja Music Career

Di’ja began her music career in 2008. The same year, she released her first single titled Rock Steady. The song earned her a nomination for the Canadian Radio Music Award in 2009.

Also, in 2008, Di’ja participated in a competition against hundreds of participants. And her performance earned her a Beat Music Award in 2008. It also earned her a production deal with the international outfit, RockSTAR Music Corporation. Then, later in 2012, she released other songs; Dan’Iska (Rudebwoy), and Hold On (Ba Damuwa) e.t.c.

Later, she met Don Jazzy, and after undergoing training, she was officially endorsed into the Mavin Records in 2014. To mark this endorsement, she released an official single titled Yaro (2014).

Also, in 2014, she released Awww, a song widely received with lots of airplays on media. Subsequently, Di’ja collaborated with other acts of the label and together they released songs like Adaobi, Dorobucci, e.t.c Till date, Di’ja has remained under the label and has released several songs including an EP, Aphrodija.

The Music diva got married to her lover, Rotimi Olo in 2015 and the union is blessed with children.

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Aphrodija Ep

Di’ja released an Extended Play in December, 2017. The EP has 7 tracks and it featured fellow label mate, Reekado Banks and Tiwa Savage as guest artistes. The songs include; Ordinary Day, The Way You Are (Gbadun You), My Lover, Yeye, Abi Na Jazz, Save Me and Something New.

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  • Rock Steady, 2008
  • Private Show, 2010
  • How Can We Be Friends? 2012
  • Dan’Iska (Rudebwoy), 2013
  • Hold On (Ba Damuwa), 2013
  • Yaro, 2014
  • Dorobucci with Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, D’Prince, Reekado Banks and Korede Bello, 2014
  • Awww, 2014
  • Adaobi with Reekado Banks, Korede Bello and Don Jazzy, 2014
  • Arise with Don Jazzy, Reekado Banks, 2014
  • Looku Looku with Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, 2015
  • Amen, 2015
  • Take Kiss, 2016
  • Falling For You, 2016
  • Air, 2017
  • Oh Radio, 2017
  • The Way You Are, ft Tiwa Savage, 2017
  • Ordinary Day, 2017
  • Something New, 2017
  • Save Me, 2017
  • Yeye, 2017
  • Wan Chop, 2017
  • My Lover ft Reekado Banks, 2017
  • Games, 2018
  • Tavo Akyse, 2018
  • Baby, 2019
  • Omotena, 2019
  • Te Amo, 2019
  • Mr Bob, 2019
  • Wuta, 2019

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Award And Recognition

In 2019, Di’ja was awarded by the Nigerian Red Cross Society for her humanitarian service under the ichange Foundation. She has also been nominated for some awards but few of the awards she currently own include;

  • Best New Artiste, Beat Music Awards, London, 2008
  • Humanitarian Award, Nigerian Red Cross Society, 2019

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Di’Ja Net Worth

According to Constative.com, Di’Ja’s net worth is estimated at $400,000. She is an ambassador of Globacom. In 2015, she joined other Glo ambassadors like Flavour, Funke Akindele, Omawunmi, Patience Ozokwor, Nadia Buari, Yvonne Nelson and others.  

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Di’Ja Quotes

Give your people light and you will see wonders.”

“If you believe looks can be deceiving then you should also believe that some people can look good even in their bad times.”

“Nothing is more beautiful than sharing your culture with the world.”

“Some people will make you wish you never asked for a favour! If you never meant it, you should never have done it!”

“Everything we do affects everything around us, which eventually comes right back at you.”

“The first step to not being afraid, is acting like you are not afraid.”

“Fashion I believe is what you feel looks good on you. It comes from how you feel in the inside.”

“…Most times how others feel about you, or how you should be, comes from their own insecurities. Be comfortable, be You!”

“There is no one standard of beauty regardless of what the media tells you.”

“…Mental wellness is so important to a person’s existence; it is where all begins and all can end.”

“Not everyone will believe in your vision. The beauty is what everyone has to see.”

“Open your heart to the world and be as honest as you can be. If they don’t understand that’s also fine.”

“Magic happens when you stay quiet for a minute. Talk too much and you just might lose it.”

“Because life is about the love you make, together, we make our favourite people.”

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Entrepreneurial Lessons From The Life Of Di’Ja

Enjoy What You Do And Be Adaptable

Apparently, looking at Di’ja’s music videos, you will see that, she is having fun while also making money. She portrays a show of love, kindness and sublimity with a great voice, which is her selling point. Mavin Records’ boss Don Jazzy also described her as someone who is adaptable and brings out the best from whatever she does.

Similarly, entrepreneurs should have passion for what they do. Moreover, they should make it easy to adapt to trends in their industry. There is no rigidity in business, you should always listen to customers and adapt to changes as soon as possible or you will be left behind before you know it.

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Be Real

One of the beautiful things to note about this music diva is that she is real and this makes her unique. Anyone who wants to remain in the public face must not build a life of charade, else he/she will wither away in no time.

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2 thoughts on “Di’Ja – Biography, Songs And Net Worth Of A Nigerian Music Diva”

  1. Mathias david

    I love Mavin record label with its arts. People of Kaduna are greeting you, Dija. We love you.

  2. Yaseer Chaks

    I always Love you Queen Dija. May you leave long Inshallah,
    Your songs make me happy every time I listen to it and I really love your songs keep it up I love you so much.
    yaseer chaks.

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