Queen Naija on new EP, the meaning behind 'Medicine' and 'Karma' and more!

posted by Taylor Gomez - 

Singer, songwriter and YouTube blogger, Queen Naija stepped into the KMEL studio for the latest Street Light Series interview with @shaydiddy and @djblackmarc

The 'Medicine' singer originally built her fanbase from a joint YouTube account with ex-husband, Chris Sails before the release of her single 'Medicine'. 

Queen Naija reveals the split fueled the single's release. She also admits she believes her ex-husband held her back from fully pursuing her singing career due because her focus was elsewhere.

"I'm not going to say that was his plan but sometimes people hold you back from doing what you want to do because you're so focused on the and what they want and what they want to do. So I was being held back."

'Medicine' instantly became a female anthem and has nearly 50 million views on YouTube to date. Queen dropped her 2nd single 'Karma' shortly after. She says 'Karma' speaks on more of her "personal" struggles and insecurities.

Queen goes on give advice to couples in the public eye, discuss her son and how she deals with online haters. She admits she has to ignore negative comments.

"I just can't read it, but if I do read it it bothers me."

Be on the lookout for Queen Naija's "self titled" EP is dropping July 27th. She reveals the EP has 5 songs, will give listeners an "emotional journey" and showcase her range. 

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