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.