“At the end of the day it´s really about clean water and making real changes in people´s life.”
“My biggest challenge? Learning to go with the flow and stop to plan everything.” Raja Kumari is a new take on her Indian roots meeting American music – merging both her cultures. She’s a natural-born storyteller whose described her music asthe new face of America. “I want my fans to feel one hundred percent seen and to have a safe space to be themselves,” Raja says. “Because those were the only desires I had as a child.”
Born Svetha Rao in Claremont, California to Indian parents who emigrated to the U.S. in the ’70s, Kumari was 13 when she found her calling. At 14, she adopted her stage name, which means “princess” in Sanskrit. Before her artist career she co-write hit songs for Fall Out Boy (Centuries), Fifth Harmony, Lindsey Stirling, and Gwen Stefani. Since then she has released her EP’s The Come Up and BLOODLINE. Enjoy our sidewalk talk!