Ana Tijoux

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Birthday
12, 1977
Birthplace
Lille, France
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Lille, France

About

French-born Chilean rapper known for her time with the band Makiza. After the band broke up for good in 2006, she turned all of her attention to her solo rap career.

Before Fame

She started learning to rap while still a preteen and, upon moving to Chile in her mid-teens, formed a rap group called Los Gemelos. She was also a part of Los Tetas before joining Makiza.

Trivia

She played at SXSW in 2010, where her success even led to an endorsement by Thom York of her song "1977." Her 2014 album Vengo was nominated for a Grammy.

Family Life

She grew up in France, as her parents had fled Chile after Augusto Pinochet took power in 1973. The family returned to the country in 1993.

Associated With

She and Julieta Venegas have had success working together.