Doja Cat – the singer behind the viral sensation ‘Mooo!’ – stopped by the Billboard workplace to assist followers get to know a bit extra about her as a part of the “You Should Know” video collection.
Asked what her first ever job was, Doja says that she by no means had one earlier than being a musician. “I've by no means labored behind a money register earlier than,” she tells Billboard. “I simply began singing 'trigger I had dropped out of college.”
She explains that she opened up GarageBand, began placing in beats that she discovered on YouTube and tracked vocals over them. “I didn't actually have a mic,” she shares. “It was the inbuilt microphone. I'd be on my mattress, on the ground, with a blanket over my head and I'd document into the inner mic, and it was simply so messy however folks appreciated what I used to be doing.”
Doja’s largest responsible pleasures, she divulges, are lobster with butter, the bizarre mixture of dipping Oreos into Capri Sun, and social media. Speaking of social media, she additionally says that her greatest recommendation for folks could be to not get drunk and go on Instagram Live or Periscope. “Don't do it. Bad concept,” she emphasizes.
If she may collaborate with any artist, Doja would like to hit the studio with Pharrell Williams. As for who she would wish to play her in a film, the singer names Tinashe.
Doja additionally chats concerning the inspiration behind her breakout music ‘Mooo!,’ revealing that all of it stemmed from the outfit she was carrying on the time she wrote it. “That high that you simply see within the video is the rationale, 100%,” she says. “I've no affinity for cows. I imply, they're cool. I don't spend my time on farms. I don't just like the odor, to be sincere.”
When it got here to creating the music video, Doja truly filmed it utilizing a sheet she had in her closet and the Photobooth app on her laptop computer.
“I open that up, I pinned some sheets to my wall after which I discovered some GIFs,” she says, including that the observe blew up three weeks earlier than her tour began, so it ended up being nice promo. “People assume I did it on function and I didn't,” she says, “So I really feel like I'm a genius!”
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