Doja Cat Goes No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

Doja Cat Goes No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

Maddie Shlaimon, Junior Writer

On May 8, American singer, rapper, and songwriter Doja Cat released a remix of her number one hit “Say So” featuring Nicki Minaj. The debut song from her recent album “Hot Pink” had circulated all over social media app TikTok and gained popularity very quickly. Doja Cat started off as a very small artist in 2016 in Los Angeles, California. She has become a very successful artist this year with her hit “Say So” and her essential album “Hot Pink”. Her dream has always been to have a top hit on the charts and to collaborate with many different artists in the music industry.

 On May 10th, the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart officially announced that “Say So” was No. 1 worldwide due to the amount of streams the song earned. The remix was in a tight race with Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” which also got a twist from Beyonce. Doja is very happy and extremely thankful, she thanked both her rapping counterpart and Minaj’s fan base for promoting the song through social media platforms. 

According to a recent Instagram livestream, Doja said, “I wanted to say thank you, Nicki, thank you Nicki Minaj so much. I’ve never in my life seen anything like that ever, as far as fan support,” she continued. “I’ve spent more time recently on twitter because of what’s been going on with the remix. I’ve never seen this much support from any group; it’s really cool and exciting for me as an artist, thank you guys so much for your love and support.”

Her fans are very impressed with her growth and success as a musical artist.

“Doja Cat is a very bold and creative artist, I love how her career in music has grown in the industry rapidly,” senior Asia Popa said.

    Millions are streaming the song repeatedly and promoting it on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter in order to help her gain as many streams as possible.

    “I love her as an artist, she is very talented and creative with her music. Doja has a bold personality and she is very funny on social media. Her recent song ‘Say So’ is a bop. It’s been one of my favorite songs so far this year,” senior Anna Bartulio said.

Her fans are very happy for her success this year in the music industry.

“She is so confident and she will definitely rise higher in the charts. I also believe her success and reputation as an artist will continue to rise,” senior Marylena Youkhana said.

    The American singer, rapper, and songwriter Doja Cat is a rising star and is happily pursuing her career in the music industry. Her fans see her having a very successful career in the music business after releasing the “Say So” remix originally from her essential album “Hot Pink” and collaborating with rapper Nicki Minaj. It was a very big opportunity for her as a musical artist and her team is very proud and excited for what is planned for her music career.