Nejm is an Indian model and rapper. In 2023, she appeared as a contestant in the youth-based reality TV show MTV Roadies Karm Ya Kaand.
Nejm, also known as Deborrah Samantha Nejm – Instagram, was born in 2000 (age 23 years; as of 2023) in Chennai. She studied at a school in Delhi. She pursued a degree in English Literature from Madras Christian College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Nejm – Instagram While she was in the first year of her college, Nejm participated in the 2019 Times Fresh Face.
Meanwhile, she also worked two shifts a day as an IELTS tutor.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 65 Kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurement(s): 36-29-36
Nejm belongs to a Tamil family.
Parents & Siblings
Nejm’s father suffered a brain stroke in 2018 and was paralysed after that. She has an elder brother. Her father raised her and her brother singlehandedly.
She is unmarried.
Nejm started her career as a rapper and started doing rap shows at various places in Chennai like Cafe Society Tambaram. In 2019, she participated in a rap competition, where she sang her original rap titled ‘Change.’
In the same year, she collaborated with the Indian musician Deveshwaar on a single called I’m Trouble. She then began competing with other underground rappers in Chennai at Porkalam. She has performed at various events and live shows in Chennai. Some of her popular raps include Wachuwant and Fatal. Nejm has also worked as a model. She has been featured in the print shoots of various clothing brands like Mokshaa, Chennai.
In 2020, she performed on the finale stage of Bigg Boss 4 (Tamil). In 2023, she auditioned for the youth-based reality TV show MTV Roadies Karm Ya Kaand and got selected in Gautam Gulati‘s gang.
She has got several tattoos inked on her body including a tattoo above the right side of her breast, a tattoo on her left forearm and a tattoo on her right forearm.
- Rapper(s): Lil Wayne, Suga
- Beverage: Coffee
- Colour: Black
- Nejm’s catchphrase is Keeping it Nejm.
- She draws inspiration from the K-Pop boy band BTS.
- In an interview, Nejm revealed that the lyrics of her songs were inspired by the struggles she faced in life.
- In an Instagram post, Nejm shared that she was once reading a book when she got inspired to write a few lines. Soon, the words she wrote, started rhyming, and it gave a start to her rapping career.
- An avid animal lover, Nejm has a few pet dogs.
- In an interview, Nejm revealed that although initially, she didn’t like rapping, it gave her the power to express her inner feelings.
- Nejm once revealed that she was criticised for her dark skin and body scars in her school days. In an Instagram post while talking about it, she wrote,
I never wore sleeveless growing up because of how insecure I was of my Keloid scar. Even while having my school uniforms stitched, I made sure to get them with full sleeves. I was so embarrassed at how hideous and big this scar is. When we lived in Delhi, we went to this private school. I was in 2nd std then, I had participated in a play and my costume revealed this scar. Oh man! Like already being a dark-skinned Tamil girl in a rich people private school wasn’t bad enough, when the kids who used to bully me saw the scar, it became a nightmare. I remember this one girl sitting near me and going ‘EW!.”
- In an Instagram post, she shared that she was molested by her maternal uncle when she was 5 years old. She also revealed that when she was 11 years old, her maternal grandfather had sexually abused her. In the same post, she shared that once, she was returning to her home after work late at night, she was chased by a man. Instagram – Nejm
- In 2021, Nijm was traced with Seborrheic Dermatitis (psoriasis on the scalp).
- Nejm follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- She is often spotted smoking cigarettes on various occasions.