Ms. Mohammed’s performance explores her journey from her time as Dana Jade, to using her government name and becoming Ms. Mohammed. She shares how...
Ms. Mohammed (she/her)
Musician, singer and performer
Growing up in Trinidad as a fourth generation of Indian descent, Dana Mohammed is no stranger to being the other. She started her musical career as Dana Jade, earning glowing reviews for her debut LP. However, as life for marginalized voices became increasingly fraught, it felt imperative to own our collective otherness and counter growing prejudices, hence reclaiming her stage name to her surname Mohammed. Beyond borders Ms.Mohammed’s music is a daring mix of genres, lyrics and sounds that command our attention-calling for change. To quote Iggy Pop; “Whoa! Ms. Mohammed-A Middle Eastern beat into a rockin’ groove!”