Following the success of her debut single, Young M.A. was nominated for the BET and MTV awards for Artist of the Year and Female Hip Hop Artist of the Year. It was at the same time that she started appearing on magazine covers and in 2016 she opened for Beyoncé at MetLife Stadium. In 2017, her North American tour with rapper 21 Savage sold out. In addition to her musical accomplishments, Katorah has participated in global advertising campaigns for Google Pixel 2, Beats By Dre and Pandora. She has also appeared on various television shows and appeared alongside Alicia Keys on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
In 2018, Young M.A. appeared on Forbes 30 Under 30, the same year she launched the KWEENZ Foundation with her mother. Young M.A. also received a proclamation from New York City.