Aya Nakamura Danioko, known by her stage name Aya Nakamura, is a Malian-born French pop singer. She is best known for her hit song "Djadja" that has more than 660 million views on YouTube. She was born in Bamako and immigrated to France with her family, growing up in Aulnay-sous-Bois. Coming from a family of griots, she is the oldest of five siblings. She studied fashion at La Courneuve.