Nejma Nefertiti is a Brooklyn-based Hip Hop artist, sound designer, creator of natural perfumes, and streetwear architect.
She is a daughter of many lands, from Iran, to North Africa, to Indigenous American roots from the Seminole, Lakota and BlackFeet Nation.
Her music is featured on Shade 45’s “Rap Is Outta Control” with DJ Eclipse and Chuck D’s “AndYouDon’tStop” radio show.
She was a featured performer in Nona Hendryx’s annual Rock Solid Women’s Festival: Celebrating Women in Art & Music, and Toshi Reagon’s Word*Rock*Sword: A Festival Exploration of Women’s Lives.
Nejma Nefertiti has worked with hip-hop pioneer Louis “Breakbeat Lou” Flores, is a core member of the ASCAP award-winning, multi-lingual jazz band, The Afro Yaqui Music Collective, and collaborates with artists from La Bruja, to Napoleon Da Legend, to several international artists.
Her theater work includes Marina Celander’s solo show “Mermaid’s Howl,” Caridad “La Bruja” De La Luz’s adult comedy cabaret, “The Bru HA HA,”
“The Migrant Liberation Movement Suite” with The Afro Yaqui Music Collective, and “Shooter” by Y?.
She has performed in places such as The Kennedy Center, SOB’s, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Blue Note Jazz Club, The Apache Cafe, City of Asylum, and has traveled to Venezuela, Iraq, and Mexico.
Nejma Nefertiti is an Art Equals Politics, social justice educator, working with both the youth and elders, the oppressed, and for the freedom of all political prisoners.