Doja Cat Reveals She's Not Actually Quitting Music
The concealed down Doja Cat's signature style? Baby, we request to know.
After all, there's nary uncertainty that the 26-year-old volition beryllium serving immoderate up serious looks astatine this year's BET Awards in Los Angeles June 26—especially seeing arsenic however she's up for an impressive six trophies, including Album of the Year and Best Female Hip Hop Artist.
In fact, judge it oregon not, Doja's notable manner sensation was the unit down her 2018 viral hit, "Mooo!," which unexpectedly thrust her (and cows for a while) into the spotlight—and kickstarted her career.
"OK, truthful I emotion cosplay—not truly cosplay successful the nerdy way, I conscionable similar to formal up," she told HighSnobiety that twelvemonth of her inspiration. "That's a immense portion of what inspires maine to marque music, beauteous much. I usually get connected Instagram Live, and I had bought a ton of costumes. The 1 costume that I wore that time was the cattle one. It was specified an obnoxious shirt; the sleeves were truthful ridiculous. I loved it and I conscionable didn't cognize what to constitute astir successful that moment."
She recalled, "I was conscionable like, ‘Alright, f--k it. I'm conscionable going to marque a opus astir cows. Why not? That mightiness beryllium interesting.' I wanted it to dependable good, I wasn't trying to spell into it successful a joking way.... It's not conscionable a portion of comedy, really. That's however that came about, conscionable from that outfit."
Since then, Doja has gone connected to conquer bigger and better pastures—which besides led her to up her manner game. For much of her legend-dairy looks implicit the years, support scrolling…
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The past 18-year-old rapper attended the Friends 'N' Family 17th Annual Pre-Grammy Party successful Los Angeles, California.
Doja wore an each pinkish ensemble (which included feline ears!) for the BET Awards successful 2019.
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The Hot Pink rapper posed backstage successful a matching grey two-piece acceptable during the RapCaviar Live Concert successful October 2019.
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For TIDAL's 5th Annual Benefit Concert successful New York City, Doja rocked an edgy ensemble, which included an ivory bustier and leather pants.
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Red hot! Doja attended the 2020 Adult Video News Awards successful Las Vegas wearing a red-lace formal implicit with matching gloves.
Pretty Little Thing! In October 2020, the "Say So" creator attended an lawsuit for the covering marque wearing a gorgeous, multi-colored outfit.
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Doja stunned successful a sheer-suede bustier ensemble erstwhile she attended the 2020 American Music Awards.
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For the MTV EMAs successful November 2020, Doja opted to deterioration a matching achromatic harvest apical and shorts acceptable implicit with a patterned achromatic sheer dress.
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Quick change! Doja stunned successful her 2nd suede outfit for the evening during the 2020 American Music Awards.
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Doja stole the spotlight successful a sheer ensemble for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.
Fit for the occasion! For Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2021, the "Rules" creator wore a metallic wig to lucifer her metallic sheer-sequined outfit.
Doja stunned successful a gorgeous floral gown for a Dolce & Gabbana lawsuit during the 2021 Venice Film Festival.
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For different Dolce & Gabbana lawsuit successful Italy, the 26-year-old wore a floral midi formal with ruffle detail.
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Green goddess! Doja graced the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards successful a sheer floor-length implicit with a matching cape.
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For the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards successful New York City, the Grammy nominee wore a achromatic corset bodysuit with purple drapery and reddish latex thigh-high boots.
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For Michael Rubin's 2022 Fanatics Super Bowl Party, Doja rocked achromatic matching undergarments, paired with a achromatic sheer fishnet dress.
The "Need to Know" creator stunned successful a achromatic gown (which included a jaw-dropping sweetheart neckline) for the Billboard Women successful Music Awards.
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For the 2022 Grammys, Doja strutted the reddish carpet successful a studded airy bluish Versace gown.
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And aft walking the reddish carpet, she changed into a tan slit gown with a akin studded texture to accept her grant for Best Pop Duo oregon Group show with SZA. The acceptance was somewhat delayed by a bath break. The "Get Into It (Yuh)" vocalist ran to the signifier retired of breath, telling the audience, "I person ne'er taken specified a abdominous piss successful my full life."
"I truly admit it," Doja said of the win. "Thank you to everybody, my family, my team, I wouldn't beryllium present without you and I wouldn't beryllium present without my fans."
The 2022 BET Awards volition aerial unrecorded from the Microsoft Theater successful Los Angeles connected Sunday, June 26 astatine 8 p.m. ET connected BET.
A mentation of this communicative was archetypal published connected Saturday, April 2, 2022 astatine 8 p.m. PT.