Nejma Nefertiti is a powerful multi~media hip hop artist, revolutionary, cultural producer, sound designer, composer, audio engineer, audio mixer, arranger, songwriter, and natural perfumer, utilizing art, music, performance, storytelling, and production as agents of cultural change through consistent practice, creation, expression, and exposure. Her music is a reflection of her multi cultural background, infusing diverse philosophies and sounds to weave her own unique tapestry.
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, developed and founded by spiritchild, a revolutionary black freedom singer (emcee) engaging with the culture of hip hop for the liberation of oppressed peoples throughout the world, and the late Fred Ho, a revolutionary Asian baritone saxophonist, theorist who developed formations to prefigure a new society with a focus on Afro-Asian collaborations for the liberation of all oppressed peoples throughout the world.
a new black arts movement is a community birthed from the original Black Arts Movement of the 60’s, built on the continuation of an ancestral legacy to persist and exist beyond resistance by prefiguring a new society guided by the principles of; mother earth centeredness, revolutionary matriarchy, maroon nationality / identity leadership, indigeneity, and art equivalent to politics.
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, and the James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy in Pittsburgh, PA, among many others.
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.