Bio

Nejma Nefertiti is a powerful Hip Hop artist, sound designer, and creator of natural perfumes. Her radical matriarchal legacy is to create awareness, inspiration, and social change throughout the entire world.

Nefertiti’s 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, and The Migrant Liberation Movement Suite with The Afro Yaqui Music Collective.

She has worked with hip-hop pioneer Louis “Breakbeat Lou” Flores and is a core member of The Afro Yaqui Music Collective, the ASCAP award-winning, multi-lingual jazz band.

Nefertiti was a featured artist 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. She collaborates with artists from La Bruja, to Napoleon Da Legend, to several international artists.

Some of the places where she has performed:

*The Kennedy Center, DC

*Pianos, NYC

*SOB’s, NYC

*Joe’s Pub, NYC

*The Mercury Lounge, NYC

*The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, NYC

*La MaMa ETC, NYC

*The Red Rooster/Ginny’s Supper Club, NYC

*The Blue Note Jazz Club, NYC

*The Pyramid Club, NYC

*National Jazz Museum in Harlem, NYC

*Bronx Museum of the Arts, NYC

*Howl! Happening Gallery, NYC

*The Commons Cafe, NYC

*Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC

*The Regent, Los Angeles, CA

*The Airliner, Los Angeles, CA

*The Rhythm Lounge, Los Angeles, CA

*The Federal Bar, Los Angeles, CA

*The Kasil Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

*Apache Café, Atlanta, GA

*The James Street Gastropub and SpeakEasy, Pittsburgh, PA

*The Stage at Karma, Pittsburgh, PA

*The New Hazlett Theater, Pittsburgh, PA

*The Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh, PA

*City of Asylum, Pittsburgh, PA

*The Bing Arts Center, Springfield, MA

*The Zenbarn, VT

*Feast & Field, VT

*Bar Renard, Montreal, Quebec

*OriGn, Montreal, Quebec

*Agua Negra, Palmarejo, & Taria in Yaracuy, Venezuela

*University of Sulaimani, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

*University of Madison, WI

*August Clothing Store, Madison, WI

*Cafe Coda, Madison, WI

Full Sail University — Bachelor of Science in Music Production, 2015 | Valedictorian