Queen Naija’s ‘Karma’ Certified Multi-Platinum / R&B Diva Drops ‘After the Butterflies’ EP [ft. Monica & Ella Mai]

Published: Monday 20th Nov 2023 by Rashad

As Queen Naija fans impatiently await her official sophomore album, the follow-up to 2020’s ‘Missunderstood,’ the rising R&B diva is tiding them over with a 10-track EP until the LP is done baking.

Delivered via Capitol Records on Friday (November 17), the new effort is titled ‘After the Butterflies’ and not only features previously released songs ‘Words of Affirmation‘ and the YoungBoy Never Broke Again-assisted ‘No Fake Love‘ but also shines with guest appearances from GRAMMY winners Monica and Ella Mai, GRAMMY nominee Eric Bellinger, and more.

Her first new body of work since 2021’s deluxe edition of ‘Missunderstood,’ hop inside to stream ‘After the Butterflies’ courtesy of Apple Music and Spotify.


The delivery of ‘After the Butterflies’ came not long after the songstress learned she had multiple certification upgrades at the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

See the full list below.

2x Platinum

  • ‘Karma’ (Single)
  • ‘Butterflies’ (Single)

1x Platinum (for sales equivalence of 1 million in the United States)

  • ‘Lie to Me’ (Single)

Gold (for sales equivalence of 500,000 in the United States)

  • ‘Missunderstood…Still’ (Album)

The updates above bring her cumulative single sales to 9.5 million in the U.S.

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  1. eric November 20, 2023

    Victoria Monét and Queen Naija are bringing the kind of r&b I love. It has real melody, it moves, it has a bounce to it, and the sound is bigger than what more people seem to prefer right now. The genre needs to wake up and these are two of the women who are doing it.

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