Music from France/Chile – Ana Tijoux

Anamaría Merino Tijoux (born 1977), commonly known by her stage name Ana Tijoux or Anita Tijoux, is a French-Chilean musician. She became famous in Latin America as the female MC of hip-hop group Makiza during the late 1990s. In 2006, she crossed over to the mainstream of Latin pop after her collaboration with Mexican songstress Julieta Venegas in the radio hit “Eres para mí”. Tijoux has often been praised for “exploring sensitive matters devoid of violence.” She gained more widespread recognition following her second solo album, 1977.(wiki)

Here is her song “1977″

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2 thoughts on “Music from France/Chile – Ana Tijoux

  1. You should mention her consummate activism and dedication to raising awareness on social issues. In fact, the reason she’s born in France is because her parents fled the regime in Chile. Her latest songs are in support of student protests for better education in Chile.

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