Svetha Yallapragada Rao professionally known as Raja Kumari is an Indian-American rapper, songwriter, and singer from Claremont, California. Kumari is popular for collaborating with popular musicians such as Gwen Stefani, Iggy Azalea, Fifth Harmony, Knife Party, Fall Out Boy, and many others. Additionally, she is also notable for winning the 2016 BMI Pop Awards as a songwriter, nominated for a Grammy Award in February 2015, and featuring Bobby Friction on the 5 July 2016 BBC Asian Network program.
Kumari is an emerging talent in the music industry who seems to have a shinning bright future. Her music reflects her strong passion for her work. Additionally, she is also equally working on Indian hip hop and commercial music. Many people especially youngsters and rap lovers are fans of her music. Besides, her sense of fashion is also a reason why people show interest in her.
Caption: Svetha Yallapragada Rao
Raja Kumari: Early Life, Education, and Family
Kumari was born on 11 January 1986, in Claremont, California, United States. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in religious studies, with a concentration on religions in South Asia. Additionally, she was an Indian classical dancer in her childhood who began dancing at the age of seven. Kumari had discovered hip hop through the Fugees’ album ‘The Score’ while she was in fifth grade. She was a popular freestyle MC by the age of 14, known as “Indian Princess” (IP) or “Raja Kumari”. Talking about her parents, there is no information available about them.
Raja Kumari: Career and Achievements
Kumari performed background vocals in many notable songs including the double-platinum single “Centuries” from Fall Out Boy, “Change Your Life” feat. T.I., Vicetone’s “Don’t You Run,” Lindsey Stirling’s Brave Enough and Baz Luhrmann’s “Set Me Free” original Netflix show The Get Down about Hip Hop ‘s conception. Besides, she also co-wrote songs. Additionally, she recently released her debut solo single “Mute” featuring Elvis Brown and produced at Epic Records by Jules Wolfson. It was debut on the website of Paper Magazine.
In May 2016, Kumari was honored for co-writing the song “Centuries” with Fall Out Boy at the 2016 BMI Pop Awards. Additionally, the Indian composer and producer A.R. Rahman influenced her. In 2018 she co-wrote and recorded in partnership with Divine the album titled ‘Roots’ and ‘City Slums.’ She’s acted as a judge in an Inadian movie ‘Gully Boy’, which was a cameo look.
Raja Kumari: Personal life and boyfriend
The 34-year-old Rapper is currently single and totally focused on her music career. She believes she has a long way to go and there is a lot to learn. Moreover, there is also no information about her dating history.
Besides, the rapper contributes to many philanthropic activities through her performances including the development of a hospital in Bangalore and a meditation hall for the Vegesna Foundation in South India, a school for children with physical disabilities. As a result, the Foundation for Indic Philosophy and Culture (Indic Foundation) acknowledged Kumari as a benefactor, and the Governor of Tamil Nadu has awarded him with the Kohinoor Award for Excellence in Classical Arts.
Raja Kumari: Net Worth and social media
the total net worth of the rapper is $1 Million. Her main source of income is her career as a singer, songwriter, and rapper. Similarly, talking bout her social media availability, she is available on Instagram by the handle name therajakumari, and in Twitter as TheRajaKumari.
Raja Kumari: Body measurements
Kumari is a beautiful woman with a goddess-like appearance. She has beautiful big black eyes, a sharp nose, and thick long black hair. Additionally, she stands 1.73 meters and weighs around 70kgs. Similarly, her body measurements are 38-36-38.