Princess Nokia releases headstrong and playful single “Diva,” an ode to her confident self and the women that paved the way for her, highlighting icons from Britney to Aaliyah, as well as her heritage in Puerto Rico’s indigenous Taíno culture.
The video, directed by Robot MoonJuice, was shot in Puerto Rico and this Sunday, June 12, she will join the Working Families Party on their Puerto Rican Day Parade float, marching in solidarity with the Puerto Rican Sovereignty movement.
“Diva” follows the recent announcement of Princess Nokia’s latest acting role starring in the forthcoming film Daughter Of The Sea. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez highlighted the film this past weekend for exploring Taíno and AfroBoi identities.
“Diva” highlights the softer side to Princess Nokia’s multitudes, following recent single “No Effort” that heard a return to her brash roots. Earlier this spring, Princess Nokia made her triumphant return to Coachella, played a massive hometown Madison Square Garden performance with Haim, and featured on a benefit compilation album for Record Store Day alongside Taylor Swift. She also performed an awe-inspiring spoken word piece at the NYC abortion rights protest in support of upholding Roe V Wade.
WATCH THE “DIVA” MUSIC VIDEO HERE
New York-born Puerto Rican MC, singer, songwriter, style icon, actress, and activist Princess Nokia continues to ascend. In the past year, she released “sumptuous rush of confidence” (New York Times) “Boys Are From Mars” with Yung Baby Tate and “striking” (Vogue) “It’s Not My Fault” for her major label debut via Arista, and hit the road for her first-ever US headlining tour including festival stops at Gov Ball in NYC and Lollapalooza. Celine’s Spring/Summer ‘21 fashion show was set to her first-ever RIAA certified Gold single “I Like Him” after she collaborated with Celine’s iconic designer Hedi Slimane for the collection. She performed on the new Gossip Girl and appeared in Kacey Musgraves’ star-crossed, and featured on Ashnikko’s Platinum Tik Tok smash “Slumber Party.”
June 10 – Warsaw, PL @ Girl You Go! Festival
June 11 – Vienna, AT @ Arena Festival
June 13 – Athens, GR @ Plissken Festival
June 15 – Bergen, NO @ Bergenfest
June 16 – Barcelona, ES @ Sonar Festival
June 22-26 – Calgary, CA @ Sled Island
June 26 – Seattle, WA @ Seattle Pride
July 10 – Madrid, ES @ Mad Cool Festival
July 14 – Ostrava, CZ @ Colours Of Ostrava
July 16 – Dour, BE @ Dour Festival
July 17 – Paris, FR @ Lollapalooza Paris
July 19 – Istanbul, TR @ KüçükÇiftlik Park
August 7 – Cluj, RO @ Untold Festival
August 10 – Oslo, NO @ Øyafestivalen
August 11 – Gothenburg, SE @ Way Out West
August 13 – Helsinki, FI @ Flow Festival
August 15 – Budapest, HU @ Sziget Festival
August 17 – Edinburgh, UK @ Edinburgh International Fest August 20 – Paredes De Coura, PT @ Paredes de Coura Festival August 26 – Oberhausen, DE @ Hype Festival
September 23 – Dover, DE @ Firefly Festival
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