Nija Charles, professionally known as Nija is an American songwriter and record producer. Charles began her professional music career in 2017 writing songs for Beyonce and Jay-Z; Cardi B and SZA; Cardi B and Kehlani; Jason Derulo for the 2018 Official World Cup and Coca-Cola anthem; and Chris Brown.The songwriter, who signed a deal with Universal Music Publishing Group in 2017, also worked on three tracks from the Meek Mill album “Championships,” which also debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in December. Before 2018 was over, her credit could also be found on another instant No. 1, “I Am > I Was,” the sophomore album from 21 Savage, the Atlanta rapper who was born in the United Kingdom and was recently arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for overstaying a visa. (He was originally supposed to perform alongside Post Malone.