New Video by Ana Tijoux - Sacar La Voz ft. Jorge Drexler
Ana Tijoux was born in France to a French mother and a Chilean father in
political exile during Pinochet's dictatorship. After the return to democracy,
the family moved to Chile. She found a home in the emerging hip-hop scene of
Santiago and first started rhyming in French, then later in Spanish.
has been featured on tracks by Argentine electronic-tango collective Bajofondo,
Mexican hip hop icons Control Machete and Chilean beat master DJ Bitman. But it
was her collaboration with Mexican rock star Julieta Venegas on the hit track,
“Eres Para Mi,” which helped expose Tijoux to a mainstream audience. The song
became a TV and radio smash hit across Latin America and the U.S.
debut album ‘1977,’ Tijoux proved her abilities as a true “rapera” through her
jazzy vocals, sophisticated lyrics and hynoptic beats. The album, named for her
year of birth, paints a picture of her childhood in France and pays homage to
the early 90s era of hip-hop that influenced her as a teenager in Chile.