Nejma Nefertiti is a powerful multi~media hip hop artist, revolutionary, producer, sound designer, film & TV composer, audio engineer, arranger, songwriter, and natural perfumer. She utilizes art, music, performance, storytelling, and production as agents of cultural change through consistent practice, creation, expression, and exposure.
She is one of many talented artists that work with Urban Art Beat, a platform for creative expression utilizing art to enhance the mind, spirit, and artistic energy of our youth, and contributes to providing essential performance opportunities and programming in the south Bronx with Pepatián, a south Bronx-based organization dedicated to creating, producing and supporting contemporary multi-disciplinary art by Latino and Bronx-based artists through vibrant and excellent storytelling.
Nejma Nefertiti is the visionary of the cultural wing of a new black arts movement,
a community building upon the foundations of the original Black Arts Movement of the 1960’s, founded by Baba Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, and our many other freedom fighters and ancestors before and after, in the struggle for liberation.
Nejma Nefertiti has performed her work at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Red Rooster/Ginny’s Supper Club in Harlem, The People’s Garden in Brooklyn, The Pyramid Club, Von, April & Nina’s Salon, Bailey’s Cafe, Whiskey Burger, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Howl! Happening Gallery, Dear Mama Coffee, Westbury Inn, The Commons Cafe, Cornelia Street Cafe, Seed in Newark, NJ, venues in Los Angeles such as The Regent, the Airliner, The Rhythm Lounge, The Federal Bar, and The Kasil Gallery, the famous Apache Cafe in Atlanta, GA, the James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy in Pittsburgh, PA, among many others, and internationally in Montreal, Canada, and Yaracuy, Venezuela.
She graduated Valedictorian in 2015 from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL with a BS in Music Production and consistently creates, composes, and produces sound for film, TV series, documentaries, and news platforms such as VICE.