The debate on whether Doja Cat is a rapper or not might come to an end as the Planet Her creator says that her next project will be predominantly hip-hop.
Remy Ma infamously called Doja out on her Drink Champs interview saying that the California native is not a rapper.
“I don’t think she’s a rapper,” Remy said. “Let’s be clear with that. They put her in the rapper category, I don’t think she’s a rapper. But she makes dope records, and I think she’s dope.”
Remy is not the only one voicing her opinion on what category of music Doja fits in. After Doja swept the 2022 Billboard Awards in the R&B category many fans said she shouldn’t have been put in that group either. However, those comments are not stopping the “Kiss Me More” singer from moving in a different direction for her next offering. “I’ve rapped since the beginning, and I really couldn’t even sing that well to begin with—I got a lot better,” Doja told Elle. “I use my voice as a tool to create these worlds, and it’s fine if people think that I can’t rap.”
She added that the album is not done yet but she heavily anticipating the release: “I have been getting songs and things sent to me…. Oh f—, I wish I could tell people! There’s some really cool stuff that I got sent from friends. They’re all working on beats, and I’m giving them notes and they know what I want, so I’m excited.”
As for the future of rap, Doja says that the women have got it covered, “There’s an explosion of amazing female rap talent out there right now,” the Grammy-winner said. “It’s so cool to see that, because we didn’t have that when we were younger.”
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